Heflin, John (Interview outline and video), 2009

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Title

Heflin, John (Interview outline and video), 2009

Creator

Contributor

Montagna, Douglas (Interviewer)
Great Lakes Naval Memorial & Museum (Muskegon, Mich.)

Description

John Heflin was born in Bellevue, Michigan and after high school enlisted in the Air Force. He was assigned to be a mechanic and trained in Columbus, Ohio. John was deployed in January 1968 to the Philippines during the Tet Offensive. After the Tet Offensive he was stationed at Tan Son Nhut Airbase, Vietnam. It was his job as crew chief to make sure that the planes were ready to go at all times. He discusses soldiers' attitudes toward the war, racial tensions and drug use. After leaving Vietnam in 1969, he worked in Detroit and joined the Black Panther Party.

Date

2009-02-16

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

HeflinJ

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Text
Moving Image

Language

eng

Citation

Heflin, John, “Heflin, John (Interview outline and video), 2009,” Digital Collections, accessed May 28, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/28980.
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