Whiteis, Rauland (Interview transcript and video), 2017

Files

Title

Whiteis, Rauland (Interview transcript and video), 2017

Description

Rauland Whiteis was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1946 and graduated high school in 1966. Whiteis was drafted into the Army in 1969 and attended Basic Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, as well as Advanced Individual Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana. He was then deployed to Vietnam with the B Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne Division as an infantryman. He participated in the combat at Firebase Ripcord and was only injured once in the back while in Vietnam. After being discharged from the Army in 1971, Rauland attended Southwest Texas State University, where he completed two degrees in psychology. He then accepted a position teaching at Fort Hood, where he taught high school classes for over 20 years before retiring.

Date

2017-10-03

Rights

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_WhiteisR2157V

Format

video/mp4
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Whiteis, Rauland Lee, “Whiteis, Rauland (Interview transcript and video), 2017,” Digital Collections, accessed November 27, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/45549.
Suggest a correction to our metadata.


report a problem with this page