Bob Porton graduated from the University of Florida, and enlisted in the Army when the United States joined WWII. In November 1944, he was sent to Los Alamos to serve as a recreation officer, working as an assistant to the local chaplain. He later went on to join the Special Engineering Detachment.
Recreation OfficerLos Alamos, NMListen to Bob Porton's Oral History on Voices of the Manhattan Project
Bob Porton's Timeline
1944 Nov Arrived at Los Alamos.
1945 Jan Took charge of physical education at Los Alamos high school.
1946 Jul Left Los Alamos.