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  • Subject is exactly "United States. National Guard"
Go to Gilmore, Gregory (Interview outline and video), 2005 item page

Gregory Gilmore volunteered for the draft and served from 1962 to 1968. He was deployed to Miami, Florida during the Cuban Missile Crisis as a part of the Quartermaster Corps. He was based in the United States during his time in the service.
Go to Flowers, James (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2014 item page

Jim Flowers was born in Muskegon, Michigan in 1963. After he graduated high school, enlisted in the Air Force and did a tour on a strategic air command base on Guam. Back in the US, he completed college while still in the Air Force, and then spent a…
Go to Flowers, James (Interview outline and video, 1 of 2), 2014 item page

Jim Flowers was born in Muskegon, Michigan in 1963. After he graduated high school, enlisted in the Air Force and did a tour on a strategic air command base on Guam. Back in the US, he completed college while still in the Air Force, and then spent a…
Go to Davis, Mike (Interview outline and video), 2006 item page

Mike Davis joined the Air Force in 1973 after completing the 4-year ROTC program in college. He served in Active Duty as a Pilot Instructor and later went into the Air National Guard during the Cold War. He retired from the Guard in 2000 but still…
Go to Drew, Robert (Interview outline), 2013 item page

Robert Drew was born on March 16th, 1930 in Decatur, Indiana. Robert was the first and only member of his family to enter the military. He joined the National Guard while going to school and then chose to join the Air Force before the United States…
Go to DeRoo, Autumn (Interview transcript and video), 2009 item page

Autumn DeRoo made the choice to join the Air Force at the age of 17 early in her high school career. Going into a technological field, dealing mainly with computers, Deroo was able to work at Cheyenne Mountain with NORAD and the U.S. Base Command in…
Go to Delagrange, Merle (Interview outline and video), 2013 item page

Merle Delagrange was born in 1950 in Grantwood, Indiana. He was newly married and living in Ohio when he was drafted in 1969. After training at Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Fort Polk, Louisiana, he was stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado until he…
Go to Corbett, James (Interview outline and video), 2013 item page

Jim Corbett was born in 1938 in Big Rapids, Michigan. He grew up in Detroit during WWII, attended high school in Big Rapids and graduated from there in 1956. He attended Ferris State University for two years until he enlisted in the Air Force. Prior…
Go to Boucher, Gary (Interview outline and video), 2009 item page

Born in White Cloud, Michigan in 1953, Gary Boucher just missed the draft for the Vietnam War. However, based on input from several of his friends and his own investigation, Boucher joined the Michigan National Guard in 1978. Following training at…
Go to SSG Ortiz posing with the Iraqi Army soldiers guarding the rear gate of FOB Q-West item page

SSG Ortiz posing with the Iraqi Army soldiers guarding the rear gate of FOB Q-West
Go to Oakes at a refueling stop in Iceland on the way to Kuwait item page

Oakes at a refueling stop in Iceland on the way to Kuwait, the day after Thanksgiving 2004.
Go to Iraqi guards at the rear gate of FOB Q-West looking south item page

Iraqi guards at the rear gate of FOB Q-West looking south. Notice how flat the terrain is and the lack of distinguishing features.
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