DiLorenzo, Joseph James (Interview outline and video), 2015

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DiLorenzo, Joseph James (Interview outline and video), 2015

Description

Joseph DiLorenzo was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on September 3, 1948. He enlisted in the Air Force in April 1967 and reported for basic training on August 2, 1967. He received his basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, and for two and a half years was stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana guarding B-52 bombers and KC-130 tankers. In December 1969 he received orders for Vietnam and in the spring of 1970 he was deployed to Vietnam. He was stationed at Phu Cat Air Base with the 12th Security Police Squadron. For the first six months of his tour he stood guard in a tower outside of the base's perimeter, and for the second six months he was part of a mobile Security Alert Team patrolling the base's perimeter and dealing with any security breaches. At the end of his tour he returned to the United States and was discharged in Seattle, Washington.

Coverage

2015-07-23

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

DiLorenzoJ1858V

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
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Date

2017-11-21

Citation

DiLorenzo, Joseph James, “DiLorenzo, Joseph James (Interview outline and video), 2015,” Digital Collections, accessed July 21, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/39605.
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