Streaming Media

Log

0:00 Introduction; 0:23 Hometown and parents; 1:49 Siblings; 2:12 Childhood; 3:47 Reasons for joining the military; 6:13 Enlisting and initial training; 7:49 Additional training and USS Yorktown; 9:50 Living on a boat versus on the land; 11:06 Living conditions on the USS Yorktown; 12:46 Destinations of USS Yorktown; 14:48 Memorable experiences at sea; 20:42 Typical day at sea; 24:12 Free time on the ship; 25:43 Training during break for later jobs; 26:31 Leaving the Navy; 26:51 Cartographer at the Arkansas Highway Department; 27:09 College experience and various jobs; 28:45 Graduating from college; 29:18 Experience with degree post-college; 29:44 Receiving the National Endowment grant for art in Little Rock, Arkansas; 31:07 Artwork at various campuses; 32:28 Moving to Florida; 32:48 Plans for building a boat; 33:30 Building the boat and sailing across the globe; 33:54 Three years in Italy and marble sculpting; 34:18 Designing the veterans commemorative sculpture at the University of Cent; 35:08 Life in Italy; 37:16 Collaborating with Italian sculptor; 48:09 Military impact on post-service career; 51:29 Contact with former veterans; 54:58 Veterans Commemorative Ceremony; 55:24 Advice on joining the military; 56:10 Closing remarks.

Date of Birth

1944-08-17

Place of Birth

Carlisle (England)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

NA

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

May 1962

May 1968

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

Crash Crew; V-1 Division; 7th Fleet; USS Yorktown CVS-10

Location of Service

California; Hawaii; Japan; Philippines; South China Sea; Hong Kong; Tonkin, Gulf of; Vietnam

Highest Rank

Airman

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unknown

Medals

Unknown

Achievements

Please see video.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

Carlisle

Country of Birth

GB

Interviewer

Campbell, Tyler

Interview Date

Fall 11-9-2017

Location of Interview

Colbourn Hall, University of Central Florida

Subjects

Reynolds, Don; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Navy

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

56 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

video / mp4; DVD

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 & University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview


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