Oral history interview of Dustin Grooms. Interview conducted by Gabriel Mercado on Zoom in Orlando, Florida on February 18, 2021. Interview topics includes family, Growing up on a Farm, Family Members in the Service, Motivation for Enlistment & Joining the Army, Experience in Basic Training, How Farm Life helped Veteran Transition to Military Life, Job in the Army, Station in Germany, Missions to Kosovo, Friends in the Military Switch to Army Reserves, Airborne School, Experiences as a Drill Sergeant, Return to Florida & Reception, Farming Career in Florida, Use of Military Experience in Farming, Lessons Learned from the Service, Message to Future Generations.
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RICHES University of Central Florida
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Department of History, University of Central Florida
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Central Florida, RICHES of, "Grooms, Dustin James interview" (2021). Veterans Oral Histories. 687.