Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Dennis Stuart. Interview conducted by Campbell, Tyler at Cocoa Beach, FL.

Log

0:00 Introduction; 0:22 Early life; 1:35 Joined Navy; 2:26 Reason to enlist; 2:52 Basic training; 3:18 Machinist Mate school; 3:46 Transition from land to ship; 4:23 Role/job on the ship; 5:14 Contact with family/wife; 6:20 Ship travels/cultural interactions; 7:54 Ship in the Pacific; 8:21 Experience through Panama Canal; 8:45 Off-duty/recreational activities; 10:38 End of service/reserves; 11:19 After service on Observation Island; 12:14 Advice for joining Military; 13:19 Contact with others from Observation Island; 14:03 Veteran Organizations; 14:21 End.

Date of Birth

1945-11-03

Place of Birth

Pensacola (Fla.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Florida

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1963-01-15

1983-11-15

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Naval Reserve

Unit of Service

USS Observation Island WAG-154

Location of Service

Cape Canaveral (Fla.)

Highest Rank

E-5

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Achievements

Please see video

City of Birth

Pensacola

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Campbell, Tyler

Interview Date

3-16-2016

Location of Interview

Cocoa Beach, FL.

Subjects

Stuart, Dennis J.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Naval Reserve

Collection Description

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

Contributors

Campbell, Tyler

Length of Interview

15 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

Video; MovingImage

Rights

All rights are held by the respective holding institution. This material is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, (407) 823-2576. http://library.ucf.edu/about/departments/special-collections-university-archives/

Repository

University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview

Semester

Spring


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