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    • Davis, Aaron

    • Aaron Davis attended the Marine Military Academy during high school where he became the student body president and the battalion commander. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and upon his return a draft letter...
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    • Gross, Bruce

    • Bruce Gross was drafted into the US Army after graduating from college and scoring in the 99th percentile on his Armed Forces entrance exam giving him the opportunity to go into Officer Candidate School. He talks about his time in Vietnam from...
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    • Lukins, Dan

    • Daniel Lukins enlisted in the US Army the day before he was to be drafted in 1966. He talks about being in Vietnam from January 1968 until January 1969 as a forward observer in the artillery and stationed at An Khe. He speaks about the role his...
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    • Jordan, David

    • David Jordan decided to enlist in the US Marine Corps after attending his college orientation and deciding he wasn’t ready for school at that point in his life. He talks about being in Vietnam from November 1965 until December 1966 serving at...
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    • Evans, Diane

    • Diane Evans enlisted in the US Army in 1967 as a nursing student. She talks about her service in Vietnam from August 1968 until August 1969 as a nurse and was stationed at the 36th Evacuation Hospital in Vung Tau and then at the 71st Evacuation...
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    • Taylor, Hyde

    • Hyde Taylor was married with two children, a college student, and in the Army Reserves when financial issues caused him to sign up for two years of active duty that turned into a twenty-four year military career. He talks about his two tours in...
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    • LaBonte, Joseph

    • Joseph LaBonte enlisted in the US Navy before he got drafted in 1968. He talks about his active duty from April 1969 until January 1972 on board an aircraft carrier working in operational electronics where he oversaw the communication between the...
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    • Downey, Lewis

    • Lewis Downey was drafted into the US Army in 1969. He talks about being in Vietnam from August 1971 until April 1972 as a MARS phone patch operator and was based in Phu Loi. He speaks about the relationship that developed with the Vietnamese women...
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    • Hill, Ray Ekins

    • Ray Hill enlisted in the Air Force in 1968 as a jet engine mechanic. He talks about being stationed in Vietnam from 1970 until 1971 as a Non Commission Officer in Charge of the 463rd Tactical Airlift Wing Spectrum Oil Analysis Program where he was...
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    • Robbins, Robert

    • Robert Robbins enlisted into the US Army’s Delayed Entry program in 1968. He talks about having an undergraduate degree in science that allowed him to get advanced training at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas as a medic and x-ray technician....
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    • Iverson, Steve

    • Steve Iverson was going to enlist into the Marines after two years of college but received his draft notice from the Army. He talks about being in Vietnam from November 1970 until January 1972 serving as a military police officer and stationed at...
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    • Cobb, William W., Jr

    • William W. Cobb Jr. enlisted into the US Army after dropping out of college and to avoid being drafted. He talks about starting the Vietnam Era Oral History project and his father William Cobb Sr.’s military career. He explains that the death of...
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