Scherwitz, Robert Lee (Interview outline and video), 2009

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Scherwitz, Robert Lee (Interview outline and video), 2009

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Lee Scherwitz was born in 1946 in Teaneck, New Jersey. He entered the service in 1965 and his military career primarily concerns management and maintaining aircraft for the Air Force. At Lackland Air Force Base in Texas he undertook his basic training. Next he worked at Shephard Air Force Base in Texas to maintain aircrafts. By late 1965 he arrived at Selfridge Air Force Base in Michigan where he worked on the F-106 planes. Eventually in 1967 he transferred to Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base in Missouri with the "Flying Fists". After receiving orders for Asia he was flown to Ubon, Thailand with the 555th Tech Fighter Squadron. In 1967 his Squadron was relocated to Udon, Thailand. With the 432nd Tech Recon Control Wing he worked as a maintenance controller and interacted with Air America missions. Re-enlisting in 1968, he went to Homestead, Florida where he worked in the control center once again. Eventually Lee would leave the service in 1991 after the Gulf War.

Date

2009-11-12

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Contributor

Brock, Rosemarie (Interviewer)
Lest We Forget

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_ScherwitzL1023V

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video/x-m4v
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Scherwitz, Robert Lee, “Scherwitz, Robert Lee (Interview outline and video), 2009,” Digital Collections, accessed November 20, 2019, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/41233.
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