Acker, Raymond A (Interview outline and video), 2016

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Acker, Raymond A (Interview outline and video), 2016

Description

Raymond Acker first served in the Army as a radio operator with the 549th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion. He attended Philadelphia Bible College, the Reformed Episcopal Seminary, and the Dall Theological Seminary and was commissioned in the Army as a staff specialist. He received his 1st lieutenant chaplain commission at Fort Wadsworth, New York, in 1964. He started serving at Fort Polk, Louisiana, in July 1965 before going to Okinawa in 1966. He deployed to Vietnam in March 1969 and was attached to the 159th Transportation Battalion (Boat) out of Vung Tau. He conducted chaplaincy duties in the Mekong River Delta and aboard the USNS Corpus Christi Bay. After his tour in Vietnam he served at Fort Hood, Texas, with the 1st Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division.

Coverage

2016-10-26

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Publisher

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

Contributor

Keizer, Herman Jr. (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

AckerR2053V

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Date

2017-11-21

Citation

Acker, Raymond A., “Acker, Raymond A (Interview outline and video), 2016,” Digital Collections, accessed September 18, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/39577.
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