He was sent to the Atsugi Air Base in Japan, the home of "U2" aerial surveillance spy planes, after training as a radar operator.
U.S. Navy Air Facility
Photo by Tdk (2007)
In 1959, Oswald "defected" to the USSR where he married a girl named Marina. In June 1962, he & Marina are allowed by both governments to come to the United States with their daughter June.