Veterans Oral Histories

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Document Type

Video

Interview Date

10-12-2012

Abstract

0:01-1:00 Basic info; 1:38 Thought boot camp would be harder; 3:29 Sense of accomplishment in boot camp; 4:57 Camp Pedalton - 4 years of active duty; 7:20 Cold War; 8:53 First station; 10:31 Did you see combat; 11:00 Most memorable moments; 11:08 Korea (work with Korean Marine); 12:33 Trained how to assault beach; 13:20 Awards and citations; 14:31 Sniper competition won; 16:00 why be a sniper; 17:26 Experience at sniper school; 19:14 Injured at airborne school; 20:50 did not realize he was injured; 22:44 landed on first jump; 23:02 stayed in touch with family (letters, MAKS); 24:03 Food? Basic!; 25:58 Supplies? Hand-me-downs; 27:16 Pressure/Stress; 28:00 Good stress training; 28:28 how did you entertain yourself; 28:57 photography; 29:42 Koreans invited them to dinner; 30:25 what did you do on leave; 30:46 Jamaica, come home, friends; 32:05 Favorite place (Korea); 34:24 Humorous; wreck, bus buster; 36:46 Unit relations; 37:28 Close relationships; Facebook; 37:44 reunion; 30 years; 38:47 lifelong friendships; 39:13 ending of service; 40:12 what did you do afterwards; took 9 days; 42:27 money out of military; 43:16 opened business mid-8os/school; 44:30 construction; 44:52 disabled vets; 46:17-end Iraq war, vocational rehab, built boats, end.

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