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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans' History Project James Cooley Iraq War 43 minutes 39 seconds (00:00:24) Early Life -Born on March 6, 1986 -Grew up in Caledonia, Michigan -Involved in sports in high school (00:00:44) Enlisting in the Army Pt. 1 -Shortly after he turned 17 years o...
Cooley, James Peter (Interview outline and video), 2015

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  • Text: ...s the same person and she'll never be the same person she was (01:00:45) ◦ Rachel comments that a lot of the flak the Veterans Affairs receives is quite justified and provides an example of that happening to her friend (01:03:08) ...
Shilakes, Rachel (Interview outline and video), 2014

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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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  • Description: Simeon Switzer is a veteran of both the Iraq War and the War in Afghanistan. He was born in 1985 in Bogota, Colombia and was adopted by a Michigan family in1987. He grew up with his adoptive family in Jenison, Michigan then Grandville, Michigan.
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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans’ History Project Simeon Switzer Iraq War and War in Afghanistan (00:00:42) Early Life -Born on August 10, 1985 in Bogota, Colombia -He doesn’t know much about his early life -Knows that he was transferred to several foster homes then an orphanage -...
Switzer, Simeon (Interview outline and video), 2014

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Iraq Christopher Notestine Total Time (00:52:44) Introduction (00:00:09)   Christopher was born in Charlevoix County, Michigan on July 26th, 1980 (00:00:21) He has a younger brother and grew up with both parents and com...
Notestine, Christopher (Interview outline and video), 2014

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Vietnam & Afghanistan & Iraq Baltazar Martinez Total Time – (02:11:52) Introduction / Basic Training – (00:00:11)  Baltazar Martinez was born in Plainview, Texas on August 8th, 1952; he lived there for abou...
Martinez, Baltazar (Interview outline and video), 2014

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview National Guard Jim Flowers – Part 1 Total Time (01:40:56) Introduction / Basic Training (00:00:08)  Jim Flowers was born in Muskegon, Michigan in 1963 (00:00:30) ◦ After graduating from high school, Jim entered the...
Flowers, James (Interview outline and video, 1 of 2), 2014

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview National Guard Jim Flowers – Part 2 Total Time (01:46:50) Re-Introduction / Review from Part I (00:00:02-00:07:52) Back to the United States & Beyond (00:00:40)  Before Jim Flowers and his unit went back to the U...
Flowers, James (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2014

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans’ History Project John Matt Iraq War & War in Afghanistan 1 hour 24 minutes 42 seconds (00:00:12) Early Life -Born in Marquette, Michigan on October 1, 1984 -Grew up in Marquette -His father worked for the city of Marquette -In charge of city main...
Matt, John (Interview outline and video), 2014

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veteran’s History Project Iraq War Ron Oakes Interview Length: (02:10:09:00) Joining the Guard / the 1996 Summer Olympics (00:00:23:00)  Oakes returned from Vietnam in April 1969 (00:00:23:00) o He went back to Grand Rapids Junior College and began l...
Oakes, Ronald (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2010

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Air Force, Air National Guard: pre-Iraq, Iraq Autumn DeRoo Length of Interview: 52:36 (00:00) JS: We’re here today with Autumn DeRoo of Holland, Michigan.
DeRoo, Autumn (Interview transcript and video), 2009