Veterans Oral Histories

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Document Type

Video

Interview Date

10-7-2010

Abstract

0:20 Basic info; 0:40 Family/Orlando; 1:30 Education; 2:20 Joined army; 3:40 Family. education, & professions; 9:00 His education; 10:30 Job limitations with BQ; 12:20 Entering the military; 13:41 Basic; 14:30 Denied OCS; 16:00 Served in infantry; 20:00 Discusses similarities between then (1960s) & now in the army; 22:50 Specialized training; 24:14 Medic experiences; 27:52 Fort Benning; 28:18 Most memorable experience - preparing to deploy to Cuba & riots; 29:40 Germany; 31:19 JFK assassination; 33:04 Missile crisis; 34:40 Sense of Vietnam; 36:20 Wanted to go to Vietnam; 38:22 Military as an equal opportunity; 38:41 German memories; 40:35 Not re-enlisting; 43:15 Returned to Orlando; 43:29 Teaching history at Winter Park in Orlando; 49:19 Participation in politics; 52:39 Work with former soldiers through UCF

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