Oral History interview of William Reuter. Interview conducted by Bradfield, Dan at Research Parkway, Orlando, FL.
0:01 Biographical information; 1:42 Early Naval Career; 5:20 Time as XO of NAWCTSD; 9:35 Future of NAWCTSD; 16:05 Reflection of Navy life; 16:59 Reflections of RTC Orlando and the Lone Sailor Memorial Project; 19:11 Final reflections of Naval Career; 20:11 Applying at NASA and the Columbia Disaster.
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
White - Non Hispanic
War or Conflict
Cold War Era
Begin/End date of Service - 1st
Entrance into Service
Branch of Service
Unit of Service
Naval Air Warfare Training Systems Division
Prisoner of War
Service Related Injury
Libya- Line of Death; Norwegian Fjords
Legion of Merit
Executive Officer (NAWCTSD)
City of Birth
Country of Birth
Location of Interview
Research Parkway, Orlando, FL.
Reuter, William; Cold War -- Personal narratives; United States. Navy
Contains logs, audio and video recordings of interviews with Central Florida's veterans as part of a history class project for the students at the University of Central Florida (UCF). The UCF Community Veterans History Project(CVHP) started in fall 2010. It collects, preserves, and makes accessible to the public the experiences of Central Florida's veterans so that future generations will better understand the realities of conflict. It is a collaborative endeavor supported by multiple departments and offices at UCF. The veterans' histories are archived and made digitally available through the UCF library and selected materials are contributed to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.
Contributor Affiliation / Organization
RICHES; University of Central Florida
Length of Interview
Department of History, University of Central Florida
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Central Florida, RICHES of, "Reuter, William interview" (2014). Veterans Oral Histories. 222.