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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Ken Rondeau (4:33) Background Information (00:10)       Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1962. (00:11) Both his mother and father were from Wisconsin.
Rondeau, Ken (Interview outline), 2011

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Richard McCarty (7:17) Background Information (00:35)    Before joining the Service he worked in the Printing department. (00:40) At the age of 21 Richard received his draft notice. (00:51) At the time of his draft, he was liv...
McCarty, Richard (Interview outline), 2010

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Ronald Sabin, Jr. Length: 23:25 (00:30) Background Information      Ronald was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and has lived there his entire life He went to Kentwood high school and graduated in 1980 Ronald’s...
Sabin, Ronald Jr. (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Text: ...supportive family, very understanding Still a pilot today A large appreciation for his work (00:17:45) Still gets sad during Veterans Day, lost quite a few friends in crashes Appreciates men and women going into the service today SAC front lines during the Cold War; had some friends that fl...
Davis, Mike (Interview outline and video), 2006

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  • Description: ...to Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana where he played alongside a National Guard Band. During his time in the band he played at veterans' funerals, at the 40th anniversary of NATO in London, England, at the Michigan inaugurations, mental health facilities, Trinidad and Tobago, and Italy....
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  • Text: ...r, the band would do a lot of fun things o In Newberry, Michigan there was a mental health facility that they were at when a veteran yelled, “Play or go home!” (28:19)    o The once played at the Wyoming Senior Center  Everyone in the audience was in a bed or on a wheelc...
Pugh, Thomas Dave (Interview outline and video), 2011

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  • Text: ...story of military service, his earliest relative, Daniel Wilson served in the Revolutionary War, he has found some Civil War veterans also one of which named Aaron Essex, is buried at the Veterans Cemetery on Monroe. He was in the New York Infantry. His grandfather was in World War...
Hammond, Stephen (Interview outline and video), 2013

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans’ History Project John Wells Korean War/French Indochina War 47 minutes 55 seconds (00:00:39) Early Life -Born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1930 -Family moved to Michigan after he was born -Muskegon, Michigan in 1931 -Family lived there for five to six ...
Wells, John (Interview outline and video), 2014

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans’ History Project Jim Corbett Cold War/Vietnam Era 1 hour 42 minutes 28 seconds (00:00:59) Early Life and Pre-Enlistment -Born in November 1938 in Big Rapids, Michigan -When WWII began the family moved to Detroit so their father could work -After...
Corbett, James (Interview outline and video), 2013