Al Campo is a retired mortgage-banking executive of 30 years and a Vietnam War Veteran.
He served aboard the USS Lawrence from 1972 to 1974 as a boatswain mate and operations specialist.
Before entering the Navy and starting his career in business, he attended the Universities of Missouri and Hofstra.
Nowadays when he is not tending to his gardens or riding his Harley, he is plying his acquired boatswain mate's skills tying fishing knots on his boat, the Moody Blues, along the southern shores of Long Island. THE FUNNY THING ABOUT WAR is his first novel.
The Funny Thing About War
A poignant and revelatory story of a sailor and his shipmates, at war and play, aboard a US destroyer during the Vietnam War. Publisher: Hellgate Press, 2014