Maurice Perkins joined the United States Army 1967-1970, serving basic training in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Medical training in San Antonio, Texas, later served as a Neuro-Psychiatric Specialist at the 97th General Hospital in Frankfurt, Germany. As a Neuro Psychiatric Specialist he provided services to other servicemen returning from the Vietnam War for two (2) years.

 

He received five (5) letters of official accommodation from: US Army Europe High Command, 97th General Hospital-Frankfurt Germany-General Robert E. Hardaway, III, Colonel Gertrude Hahn, Lt. Colonel Alberta Egan, Major Prince Walker, and Captain Bryon Holmberg.