DeVault, Grover G (Interview outline and video), 2016

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DeVault, Grover G (Interview outline and video), 2016

Description

Grover DeVault was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, on August 20, 1929. He originally served in the New Jersey National Guard with C Company of the 50th Armored Division before joining the regular Army as a chaplain after studying at Philadelphia Faith Theological Seminary. Grover served at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, as the garrison chaplain and at the DeWitt Army Hospital for a year. He served with the U.S. Army Polar Research at Greenland and helped with the construction of Camp Century, and also went to remote outposts to conduct services. After Greenland, he served in West Germany with the 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment at the Fulda Gap. He was deployed to Vietnam and in Vietnam served with the 80th Support Group. While in Vietnam, he worked with the Army and mission groups to help the Montagnard tribes. He returned to the United States and served at Fort Detrick, Maryland, for one year then studied at Union Theological Seminary. He completed his service at Fort Hood, Texas.

Coverage

2016-10-25

Rights

Publisher

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

Contributor

Keizer, Herman Jr. (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

DeVaultG2057V

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Date

2017-11-21

Citation

DeVault, Grover George, “DeVault, Grover G (Interview outline and video), 2016,” Digital Collections, accessed July 16, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/39604.
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