Ramon, Edward (Interview transcript and video), 2018

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Ramon, Edward (Interview transcript and video), 2018

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Edward Ramon was born in 1942 in San Antonio, Texas, and graduated high school in May of 1960. Ramon received a scholarship to play football at Texarkana Junior College, but decided to join the Army in 1961. He completed his Advanced Individual Training at Fort Ord, California, and his Finance Training at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, before he trained as a medic at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Ramon was involved in the Cuban Missile Crisis response in the early '60s and trained as a helicopter pilot after reenlistment. He was deployed to Vietnam in January, 1966, with the 1st Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne and the 82nd Airborne Divisions. While he primarily flew gunships, he also participated in various rescue missions in Vietnam.

Date

2018-11-01

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives, 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI, 49401.

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_RamonE2278V

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video/mp4
application/pdf

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Moving Image
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Language

eng

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Ramon, Edward, “Ramon, Edward (Interview transcript and video), 2018,” Digital Collections, accessed September 18, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/45525.
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