Alex Saenz (82) was born in Burbank, CA, and had been a spray painter until he enlisted on June 25, 1951 in Burbank. He was stationed in Japan in SRF as a part of the Navy ship repair facilities. He was a damage control man, and was involved in evacuations, being in charge of all the damaged ships in Korea. He received the Korean Ribbon and Good Conduct Medal for his commitments. He got a back injury during the war.