Gronevelt, Glenn (Interview outline and video), 2015

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Title

Gronevelt, Glenn (Interview outline and video), 2015

Description

Glenn Gronevelt was born in Grand Haven, Michigan in 1947. In early 1969 he enlisted in the Navy to be serve with the “Seabees” (Construction Battalions). He received introductory training at Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport, Mississippi then went to Naval Construction Battalion Center Port Hueneme, California for combat training. He was deployed to Vietnam in late May 1969 and arrived on June 1, 1969. He was assigned to Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 302 and did construction work in Cam Ranh Bay, at New Port warehouse in Saigon, in Cat Lo, and he helped with building projects part of the “Vietnamization” process. During his time in Vietnam he also remembers witnessing first hand the movement of troops and supplies into Cambodia. He left Vietnam on July 1, 1970 and after visiting his family for the 4th of July he reported to Great Lakes Naval Station, Illinois and was discharged from the Navy.

Coverage

2015-07-30

Rights

Publisher

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

Contributor

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

GroneveltG1862V

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Date

2017-11-21

Citation

Gronevelt, Glenn, “Gronevelt, Glenn (Interview outline and video), 2015,” Digital Collections, accessed July 16, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/39516.
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