On a rainy night in March 1958 Joe as a young boy of ten years old along with his younger brother are abandoned by their mother over Troubled Water. Joe desperately cries out loud with no one around to overhear him praying for help. That tragic night brings about hearing poignant voices that start to play an integral part in his life. This event haunts Joe while growing up from a boy into manhood causing him to always search for answers to why.
Relatives, teachers and mentors in Joe’s life begin to replace the lost love and guidance needed by a young boy to become someone worthwhile. These special individuals in Joe’s circle of life are quickly recognized and admired and give him the strong footing he needs to survive. Demands are placed on his teenage life that would destroy most young adults, but Joe finds the strength to overcome the bad pathways by those same voices over Troubled Water.
Along Joe’s journey in life Troubled Water shows its massive mind power at far reaching locations as he travels around the world while serving in the US Navy and the Vietnam War. He finds that there are some Troubled Waters that are finally at peace and those that are not and never will be.
A long time family secret is exposed accidentally which intertwines most of his elder family members and their silence for many years. This family secret enabled Joe to discover most of his long lost answers to questions that were thought to never be solved. Each and every one of these amazing stories in this memoir are true and have been experienced by the author.
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Joe Rosato is a tour guide at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation located in Holmdel, NJ. He has volunteered at the memorial since 2007 and is a liaison for volunteers on the Board of Directors. Joe enlisted in the U.S Navy from his hometown of Brooklyn, NY on Dec. 7, 1966. His basic training was at The U.S. Submarine Training Center in New London, CT. He ended up his enlistment in the Navy by serving in the Vietnam War at Yankee Station (Gulf Of Tonkin) in 1968 as a Helmsman and Lee Helmsman aboard the aircraft carrier USS America CVA-66.
Joe Rosato is considered a freight logistics expert and has spoken at various trade groups over the years. He is a retired owner and co-founder of his own freight logistics company based in Wall, NJ. He worked in the freight transportation industry for over 43 years before retiring in 2009. He lives in Farmingdale, NJ and has two children. His son and daughter-in law live in nearby Jackson, NJ with their two children and a daughter living in Silverton, Co.
Joe is an active speaker and volunteer with many veterans groups and for four years also volunteered in The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. He also is a lifetime member of Vietnam Veterans of America, and holds memberships in The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He considers volunteering at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial a passion for giving back some history to the youth of New Jersey.