Lindquist, Jay (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Title

Lindquist, Jay (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)
WKTV (Wyoming, Mich.)

Description

Jay Lindquist was born in 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, and graduated from high school there in 1952. He attended the Naval Academy and served on several ships before transferring to the Air Force in 1957. He trained as a fighter pilot served as a flight instructor, and then trained to work with rocket systems before volunteering for duty in Vietnam. He served there between 1965 and 1966 training Vietnamese pilots and flying observation aircraft out of Da Nang with the 110th Vietnamese Liaison Squadron, and won the Distinguished Flying Cross on one of his missions.. He returned home in 1966 and worked at the Air Defense Weapons Center in Florida until he resigned from the Air Force to pursue a business degree at the University of Michigan during which time he served with the Michigan Air National Guard until he resigned from there as a lieutenant colonel and took a job at Western Michigan University as a marketing professor.

Date

2014-02-13

Rights

Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

LindquistJ1596V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Lindquist, Jay, “Lindquist, Jay (Interview outline and video), 2014,” Digital Collections, accessed May 27, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29183.
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