McCoy, James (Interview outline and video), 2013

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Title

McCoy, James (Interview outline and video), 2013

Creator

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

Jim was born in Santee, California on August 29, 1951. After Jim graduated from high school in 1969, he decided to beat the draft and enlist in the United States Army. He was sent to Vietnam in May 1970 and worked as a base guard at Bien Hoa. After some time, he was reassigned to 1st Platoon, Delta Company, 1/506th, 101st Airborne out of Camp Evans. Jim took part in the attack at Firebase Ripcord. After getting out of the army, Jim joined the California Highway Patrol and served for twenty eight years. After retirement from the CHP, Jim went to Iraq and Afghanistan and worked as a police advisor to local police departments.

Date

2013-10-10

Rights

Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

MCCoyJ1551V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

McCoy, James, “McCoy, James (Interview outline and video), 2013,” Digital Collections, accessed July 18, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29321.
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