Domingo Alvarez enlisted in the Navy August 1942. He was trained as a machinist and assigned to the USS Louisville. He was engaged in 13 battles in the Pacific through December 1945. His ship took direct hits by Kimakazee suicide aircraft several times, but he made it back home safely. He is happily married to Maria Garza and lives in Houston , TX. As of today 11/13/2015, he is 94 years young.