Steve Dennis was born in Gail in 1942, heading to Texas Tech in the 1960's. While there, he earned a masters degree, and also served in the Army ROTC.
It was after graduating that he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and went to Vietnam in 1971.
During his year overseas he earned the National Defense Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, a Bronze Star and more.
After leaving the military he married Nancy Webster, and had a son, Bert Patrick Dennis.
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