Born in Port Jefferson, New York to Frank Joseph and Helen Lucy Hatajack.
Becomes the first Eagle Scout of Troop 91 in Lake Ronkonkoma, New York.
Graduated from Sayville High School.
Becomes an assistant junior geologist at Consolidated Mining Co. Canada in Montreal, Quebec.
Serves in the U.S. Navy for four years, becomes a Vietnam veteran. Receives a B.S. from Michigan Technological University.
Receives a diploma from the Divers Institute of Technology.
Becomes a commercial oil field diver-welder for Taylor Diving in Belle Chasse, Louisiana.
Receives a diploma from the Institute of Electronic Technology.
Becomes clinical director of MedForce International in Metairie, Louisiana.
Becomes a hyperbaric chamber operator at JoEllen Smith Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Receives an Associate of Science in respiratory care from Delgado Community College in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Receives the Respiratory Care Award for Academy Excellence from Delgado Community College.
Receives an Associate of Science in biomedical equipment technology from Delgado Community College.
Earns an Extra class amateur radio license (KC5DO).
Retires from respiratory therapy.