Joseph Rank served as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1969 to 1989, including a tour on the USS Swenson, a WW II vintage destroyer off the shore of Vietnam from March through September of 1970. He returned to the waters off Vietnam in 1972, this time with the USS England, a guided missile cruiser. Following these tours, Lieutenant Rank became a Naval ROTC instructor and also worked on a masters degree at the University of Illinois. Rank emphasizes the confidence and leadership skills he gained from the Navy.
You Never Know What Impact You Have
Interview Session (Audio)
Assistant Professor of Naval Science, Joseph Rank, Lt., U.S. Navy. 25 years old.