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  • Description: traveled around the Pacific, docking in various countries across Southeast Asia. When she made the decision to leave the service, McCarthy felt it was the appropriate time for her to move on and pursue a higher education in music performance. She enjoyed
  • Text: out?” (23:39) I was ready, I needed to move on, I wanted to go to music school and be a musician, and so I’m working on that. I was tired and yeah I needed to do something else, and I was already planning on getting out, I just didn’t get out as early
McCarthy, Stacie (Interview transcript and video), 2019

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  • Text: . [Like] “What am I doing here?” So, I needed to learn about them and I found Saigon a very beautiful, quasi-French town. Great bars and good music. That’s when I first got introduced to rock because I came from Puerto Rico and in 1968 it was not a big
Velez-Cruz, Miguel (Interview transcript and video), 2021

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  • Description: then went overseas to both North Korea and South Korea. William was involved in various skirmishes during his time serving in the Korean War. After the war, he studied music at Friends University and graduated in 1953. William lives with his family
Crow, William (Interview transcript and video), 2017
David Scherer served in the U.S. Army from 1980 until 1988. He served as a sergeant in the 19th Maintenance Battalion, 302nd Maintenance Battalion, 705th Maintenance Battalion, and the 3rd Infantry Division. He was stationed primarily in Germany and the U.S.
Scherer, David (Interview transcript and video), 2018

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  • Text: as an undergraduate getting more and more radicalized, and then of course that was the same time I became even more aware of the counterculture that was the early going into the mid 60’s. And through music, through pop arts, you know bands like the Beatles and others
Ellis, Roger (Interview transcript and video), 2017

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  • Text: – You could listen to any music over there at all?” We made our own with some guys who could sing, play the guitar. Interviewer: “Did you? Yeah, did you have any favorite music back then or favorite bands, songs or whatever?” I’m gonna have to think
Jedlowski, Ray (Interview transcript and video), 2018

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  • Text: there was a fellow out in California, his name was Judson Cortish, he was not a communicator or anything else but he was– Had a PhD in how the brain works. So his way of explaining this is he says “You know if I said do you know music?” “No, I don’t even know how
Lyssy, Walter (Interview transcript and video), 2017

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  • Text: . And that whole process, of him giving voice to this lament, of using music and finding the supportive community, did what no medication could do for him, no therapy could do. And he is doing well now. I mean, he's doing well. I spoke to him a few weeks ago
Antal, Christopher (Interview transcript and video), 2021

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  • Text: into the valley, out of a foxhole. And I could see a mile away, an Italian farmer came back to his farm home–– [something] his farm home–– and he was singing up a storm. An opera song, you know, they love opera music. He was just as happy as you could get. 24
Erickson, Floyd (Interview transcript and video), 2017

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  • Text: keyboard. And I really enjoyed that. And I could make, you know, music sound pretty nice. But anyway, that was…But then, you know, things started to go. My eyes—I couldn’t see as well as I used to be able to. So… Interviewer: Alright. Well, to think back
Adams, Rita (Interview transcript and video), 2021
Roger Talmadge started college at the University of Maryland in the fall of 1967. He attended college while also working at Fort Holabird. Roger was promoted to major in 1968. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in computer science in June 1969. Roger was then transferred to Frankfurt, Germany in 1969 to take charge of Army Security there. He remained in Germany until July 1971. Roger and his wife Charlotte created a travel company while in Germany that they called ‘The Red Bull Express.’ They traveled throughout Europe with soldiers and their families via the travel agency. Roger was sent to do a second tour in Vietnam in July 1971. He was stationed in Saigon, Vietnam and worked at the United States Agency for International Development in management. He left Vietnam in July 1972. While in Vietnam, he was engaged in various projects throughout the country, including rescuing Vietnamese orphans during an Easter offensive early in 1972.
Talmadge, Roger (Interview transcript and video, part 3), 2017

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  • Text: was the 8th Naval Headquarters? The district headquarters? It was in New Orleans. And they though “Gee, that’s great you’re gonna go to New Orleans they got jazz!” Well I didn’t like jazz I liked classical music and when I got to New Orleans and I found
Ryman, Donald (Interview transcript and video), 2019