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  • Description: ...n the military and how it applied to life after service. He talks about the Vietnam memorial and its affect on him and other veterans of Vietnam. He also talks about how the Vietnam veterans were treated when they came home, and how it differs from how veterans are treated...
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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Notes Length: 13:56 Randolph Elbert Phillips Jr. Vietnam Veteran United States Navy, February 1963 to August 1968 A-Branch (00:26) Pre-enlistment/Family: • Due to poor grades in college he joined the Navy • J...
Phillips, Randolph Elbert (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: Okay. Veteran: And— Interviewer: But this was a largely Navy group that you were— Veteran: That is correct. Interviewer: Okay. Veteran: And I mean, most of the guys there signed up.
Jakubczak, Richard (Interview transcript and video), 2011

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Thomas Michael Ross (07:30) (01:10)Childhood Zeeland HS Father worked for Chemical Company 2 Brothers Mike and Dan, older and younger Shot Marbles in Grade school Played Basketball Still acquainted with classmate that went on to join M...
Ross, Thomas Michael (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Description: He retired from his job in 2005 and now spends most of his time at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.
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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Name of Interviewee: Donald M. Kramer Name of War: Vietnam War 2 of 2 Interview Length Disc #3: (00:40:35) Interview Length Disc #4: (01:28:40) Disk 3 (00:40:25) (00:05:04) Vietnam The First Day in Vietnam  The plane landed at an air...
Kramer, Donald M. (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2006

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Name of War: Other veterans & civilians Interviewee name: Robert Brady Length of Interview: (00:16:28) Grand Valley State University Veteran’s History Project Robert Brady Length of Interview (00:16:28)...
Brady, Robert Howes (Interviewer outline and video), 2009

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Hayes Cargill World War II Total Time: 0:30:45 Childhood, Pre-Enlistment, and Post-War (00:18)        Born September 12, 1926 Attended South High and Davis Tech High School in Grand Rapids.
Cargill, Hayes (Interview outline and video), 2004

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  • Description: ...Eric Schwaller is a very unique veteran; he served in three branches of the armed forces between 1972 and 1998. He started as a tank crewman in Germany. He joined the Navy traveled undersea in a nuclear missile-bearing nuclear submarine and returned to the army and was a member of the 101st...
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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Eric Schwaller (56:52)Pre Enlistment Born Sept 19 1954 in WA Moved to Allison Park, PA Father was diesel salesman for 30 years, married 54 years Attended Birchfield Elementary, until moved to Plymouth, MI, HS class of 72 Has o...
Schwaller, Eric (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Dale Hemphill Length: 18:47 (00:05) Background Information     Dale was born in Michigan in 1942 and grew up in Niles, MI His parents got divorced when he was 8 years old and he stayed with his father until he was...
Hemphill, Dale (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Description: Tim spent time in the Reserves after the Navy, but had to retire in 1991 due to his class 1 diabetes. He now resides in the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.
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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Tim Kidd (00:28:16) (00:25) Background Information • • • • • Tim was born in Michigan on August 20, 1951 He grew up in a close knit family His parents were from Ohio and his father’s family have immigrated to the US from Ir...
Kidd, Timothy A. (Interview outline and video), 2006

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  • Text: ...is emphysema was acting up. (34:40) Robert took himself to the hospital and treated. (35:19) He was recommended to go to the Veterans Home in 2010 by his daughter. He was not opposed to the idea. Since he has gone there, he believes that it has made things much easier. (37:30) Robert works ...
Livo, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2011

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Wyma, David (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Description: ...Scott Barber is a Veteran who served in the United States Navy for five years from the late 1970s until the early 1980s in California, Iran, Thailand, and Panama. Because of skill and good military record, Barber's unit was assigned to the first rescue attempt of the Iran Hostage Crisi...
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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Scott Barber (15:43) (0:00) Before the service • Living in Grand Rapids, MI • Enlisted last 3 months of high school • Birthday made him miss the draft by 4 months • Chose to join the Navy because the college benefits, adventure,...
Barber, Scott (Interview outline and video), 2007