Veterans Oral Histories

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0:48 Education prior to enlistment; 1:34 Reason for enlistment; 3:34 Basic Training; 4:27 Military Specialty - Radio Operator; 6:08 Deployment after training - preparation for Remote Site; 12:10 Radio operations at Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada; 15:43 Operations in Remote Site on Padloping Island; 23:05 Interaction with locals; 24:26 More on Air Force operations on the island; 26:10 Living conditions; 31:20 Communication back home and holidays; 33:11 Periscope sightings; 37:09 Entertainment; 46:03 Leaving the island; 51:15 News of father's death; 53:49 Education in the military; 59:00 Retirement from the military.