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Item Number
OH0064
Record Number
36626
Title
Interview with William Anderson
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
1 September 2001
Collection
William Anderson Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
01:12:50 hr/min/sec
Description
(USAF) William Anderson was born in Meadville, PA. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1951 and served as a F-86 Gun-sight mechanic until 1952 when he entered pilot training. He graduated and received his commission as a 2LT in September 1953. After serving as an instructor pilot for three years, Anderson served in SAC and transitioned to the B-47 and was subsequently selected for B-52 training. In 1967, he received his orders for service in Southeast Asia and transitioned to the F100, O-1, and O-2. Anderson served in Vietnam from March 1968 to March 1969. His assignments included Assistant Division Air Liaison Officer for the Americal Division, Air Liaison Officer and site commander for the 11th Light Infantry Brigade, and served with the 20th TASS. His Areas of Operation included Chu Lai and Duc Pho where he conducted over 350 combat missions (over 760 combat flying hours) in the O-2 and various helicopters.
Citation
Interview with William Anderson,  1 September 2001, William Anderson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0064>.
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OH0064, William Anderson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Dec 2001[Updated: 11 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0308
Record Number
132603
Title
Interview with Gary Blinn
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Gary Blinn Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USN) Gary R. Blinn, originally from Valentine, Nebraska served in the U.S. Navy from 1967 until 1970. A 1966 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Gary served in Southeast Asia, beginning in 1967, aboard the USS Benjamin Stoddard in Operation SEA DRAGON and then in Operation MARKET TIME as a Patrolcraft Fast (PCF) captain in the Mekong Delta as a member of Coastal Division 13 based out of Cat Lo and Coastal Division 15 based our of Cam Ranh Bay until May 1968. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Gary Blinn,  Undated, Gary Blinn Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0308>.
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OH0308, Gary Blinn Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 4 Jul 2003[Updated: 25 Jul 2007]

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Item Number
OH0620
Record Number
424382
Title
Interview with Larry Brown
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
15 July 2008
Collection
Larry G. Brown Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:55:59 hr/min/sec
Description
Larry Brown recounts his experiences as a Scout pilot with 1/9, 1st Division, in South Vietnam. Brown served two tours, from 1967-1968 and from 1970-1971.
Citation
Interview with Larry Brown,  15 July 2008, Larry G. Brown Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0620>.
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OH0620, Larry G. Brown Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 2 Sep 2008[Updated: 14 Feb 2014]

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Item Number
OH0619
Record Number
420946
Title
Interview with Joseph Calamia
Interviewer
Kelly Crager
Interview Date
10 July 2008
Collection
Joseph Calamia Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
1:55:03 hr/min/sec
Description
Joseph Calamia discusses his experiences as a crewmember of LST 786 Garrett County in the Mekong Delta, 1967-1968. The Garrett County supported PBRs and Navy SEAL operations, and participated in the Tet Offensive of 1968.
Citation
Interview with Joseph Calamia,  10 July 2008, Joseph Calamia Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0619>.
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OH0619, Joseph Calamia Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Jul 2008[Updated: 5 Nov 2013]

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Item Number
OH0153
Record Number
35908
Title
Interview with Robert Beau Garcia
Interview Date
26 March 2001
Collection
Robert Beau Garcia Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:44:13 min/sec
Description
(USA) Beau Garcia served with the United States Army in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971. He served as an Army riverboat crewman and .50 caliber machine gunner on Boat YFU-81, with the 329th Transportation Company (HvBt), 5th Transportation Command. He participated in various missions to include ammunition re-supply missions along the Cua Viet River to Dong Ha and down the Perfume River. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Robert Beau Garcia,  26 March 2001, Robert Beau Garcia Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0153>.
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OH0153, Robert Beau Garcia Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 22 Nov 2001[Updated: 30 May 2005]

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Item Number
OH0377
Record Number
202346
Title
Interview with Tony Gleaton
Interviewer
Richard B. Varrone, PhD
Interview Date
19 August 2004
Collection
Tony Gleaton Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:24:53 hr/min/sec
Description
(USMC) Tony Gleaton, originally from Detroit, Michigan, served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1967 until 1970. While based at Camp Hansen in Okinawa before deploying to South Vietnam, Tony volunteered to go to Khe Sanh in the middle of the siege. Upon exiting the aircraft upon landing, he was wounded by a mortar and evacuated to Japan for recovery. Once recovered, Tony went to the RVN in May 1968 and served first as the Battalion commander's radioman for 1st Battalion, 1st Marines in I Corps until July and then as a ground Forward Air Controller attached to Alpha Company, 1/4 Marines, until November 1968 when he left Vietnam. Today, Tony is a world renowned photographer whose books and exhibits have helped expose the world of the minority peoples of the western United States and the people of Mexico and Central and South America.
Citation
Interview with Tony Gleaton,  19 August 2004, Tony Gleaton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0377>.
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OH0377, Tony Gleaton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 6 Sep 2004[Updated: 26 Nov 2010]

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Item Number
OH0544
Record Number
414513
Title
Interview with James Haney
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
11 July 2006
Collection
Reverend James Haney Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
3:52:06 hr/min/sec
Description
Chaplain Haney served from 1969-1970 with the Naval support activity Detachment at Chulai, Republic of Vietnam as chaplain
Citation
Interview with James Haney,  11 July 2006, Reverend James Haney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0544>.
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OH0544, Reverend James Haney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Feb 2008[Updated: 18 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0030
Record Number
35579
Title
Interview with Michael Harris
Interview Date
22 August 2000
Collection
Michael Harris Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USN) Michael Harris served with the United States Navy in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. He served as a radioman and machine gunner with Task Force 117 of the Mobile Riverine Force. Interview conducted by Stephen Maxner.
Citation
Interview with Michael Harris,  22 August 2000, Michael Harris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0030>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0030, Michael Harris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 4 Apr 2006]

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Item Number
OH0374
Record Number
202102
Title
Interview with Charles Julienne
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
05 August 2004
Collection
Charles Julienne Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USN) Charles Julienne was born in Hayward CA in 1933. He enlisted in the Navy in 1952, completing Basic Training and the Navy's Dental Technician School in San Diego. He also trained at the Dental Prosthetic Technician School at San Diego and then served at the Dental Clinic, Camp Pendleton, and at the Marine Corps Base dental clinic at Barstow CA. In 1956 he entered the Naval Reserves, completed his undergraduate and dental degrees, and was commissioned in the Navy in 1963. As an active duty dental officer Charles was posted to Newfoundland and in 1965-67 to NAS Virginia Beach VA, where he worked to get A-6 squadron personnel 'dental ready' for service in Vietnam. In 1967 Charles was assigned to the USS Tutuila and deployed to Vietnam, first based at An Thoi and later at Vung Tau. He regularly participated in MEDCAPs programs with Vietnamese civilians. Charles remained with the US Navy until his retirement in 1988. Since 1990 he has been a faculty member at the Dental School, University of Southern California.
Citation
Interview with Charles Julienne,  05 August 2004, Charles Julienne Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0374>.
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OH0374, Charles Julienne Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 3 Sep 2004[Updated: 1 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0305
Record Number
127794
Title
Interview with Charles Lloyd
Interviewer
Richard Burks Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
28 May 2003
Collection
Charles Lloyd Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:33:10 hr/min/sec
Description
(USN) Charles Lloyd, originally from Atlantic City, New Jersey served in the U.S. Navy from July 1963 until September 1967. Charles went to South Vietnam in September 1965 with Patrol Craft Fast (PCF) 101 based at Phu Quoc Island. He patrolled around the island and the far southwestern coastal area of the country. Charles was evacuated in April 1966 after being wounded in a mine attack.
Citation
Interview with Charles Lloyd,  28 May 2003, Charles Lloyd Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0305>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0305, Charles Lloyd Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 4 Jun 2003[Updated: 20 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0156
Record Number
38275
Title
Interview with Russell McDonald
Interviewer
Stephen Maxner
Interview Date
4 April 2001
Collection
Russell McDonald, Sr. Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
2:16:52 hr/min/sec
Description
(USN) Russell McDonald served with the United States Navy off the coast of Vietnam from 1965 to 1969. He served as a boson's mate and ship serviceman on the USS Montrose and USS Seminole.
Citation
Interview with Russell McDonald,  4 April 2001, Russell McDonald, Sr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0156>.
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OH0156, Russell McDonald, Sr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 18 Dec 2001[Updated: 13 Feb 2008]

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Item Number
OH0636
Record Number
425451
Title
Interview with Van Odell
Interviewer
Jason Stewart
Interview Date
9 September 2008
Collection
Van Odell Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:49:54 hr/min/sec
Description
Van Odell served as a gunner on a swiftboat with Coastal Task Force 115 in An Thoi, South Vietnam from January 1969 until January 1970.
Citation
Interview with Van Odell,  9 September 2008, Van Odell Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0636>.
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OH0636, Van Odell Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 22 Sep 2008[Updated: 1 Oct 2014]

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Item Number
OH0362
Record Number
185905
Title
Interview with Edwin L. Oswald
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
01 April 2004
Collection
Edwin L. Oswald Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
9:42:59 hr/min/sec
Description
(USN) Edwin L. ('Larry') Oswald was born in Savannah GA in 1945, and graduated from Benedictine High School there in 1963. Larry held a Navy ROTC scholarship at Rice University, and after graduating in 1967 he attended the Navy Supply Corps School at Athens GA. In March 1968 he was assigned to Naval Support Activity (NSA), Saigon, and then as Supply Officer on YRBM-16. He aided in the refitting of the craft in Sasebo, Japan, and accompanied it to its mooring near Chau Doc, where he remained until leaving Vietnam in February 1969. He was assigned to El Toro Naval Base CA, where he was on the security detail for Air Force One. He left the Navy in 1971 as a Lieutenant. In 1988 Larry went to the Soviet Union as part of a delegation of Vietnam veterans advising on the adjustment of Red Army veterans after the USSR's war in Afghanistan.
Citation
Interview with Edwin L. Oswald,  01 April 2004, Edwin L. Oswald Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0362>.
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OH0362, Edwin L. Oswald Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 16 Jun 2004[Updated: 1 Jul 2008]

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Item Number
OH0497
Record Number
324217
Title
Interview with Gerald M. Sampont
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
19 January 2006
Collection
Gerald Sampont Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
6:12:43 hr/min/sec
Description
(USCG)
Citation
Interview with Gerald M. Sampont,  19 January 2006, Gerald Sampont Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0497>.
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OH0497, Gerald Sampont Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 10 Apr 2006[Updated: 14 Sep 2011]

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Item Number
OH0551
Record Number
413973
Title
Interview with Michael O'Halloran Smith
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
29 November 2006
Collection
Michael O. Smith Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
5:58:35 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview, Michael Smith discusses his tours of duty in Vietnam with the U.S. Navy. Smith flew search-and-rescue helicopters based off of aircraft carriers in his first tour, and then later returned to Vietnam as a pilot with HA(L)-3 Seawolves.
Citation
Interview with Michael O'Halloran Smith,  29 November 2006, Michael O. Smith Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0551>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0551, Michael O. Smith Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Feb 2008[Updated: 18 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0410
Record Number
238202
Title
Interview with John Sylvester Jr.
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
19 July 2004
Collection
John Sylvester Jr. Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(Civilian) John Sylvester Jr. was born in Newport RI in 1930, and graduated from Williams College in 1952. He enlisted in the US Army and served in Korea before attending Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, earning a BS in 1955. John joined the US Foreign Service in 1955, and was posted to Yokohama, Japan. He studied Japanese in Tokyo and was assigned to the US Embassy, Tokyo (1960-62), and was also US Consul at Sapporo (1963-65). At the State Department (1965-7) John worked on Japan and Thailand, and served on Robert Komer's staff at the White House. He then studied Vietnamese, and arrived in Vietnam in August 1968 as an adviser in Chau Doc and Kien Giang. In 1969-70 John was Provincial Senior Adviser in Binh Long province, and 1970-72 he was Chief, Internal Political Affairs Unit, US Embassy Saigon. John's later career included assignments as US Consul General, Okinawa (1973-76) and work in the State Department' s Office of Research and Analysis, East Asia (1976-78) and as Assistant Deputy Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (1978-80). John retired from the Foreign Service in 1980, and became the founding director of the Japan Center at North Carolina State University (1981-95).
Citation
Interview with John Sylvester Jr.,  19 July 2004, John Sylvester Jr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0410>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0410, John Sylvester Jr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 1 Feb 2005[Updated: 31 Jul 2009]
Item Number
OH0555
Record Number
413979
Title
Interview with Don Cameron Thomson
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
06 February 2007
Collection
Don C. Thomson Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
6:24:33 hr/min/sec
Description
Don Thomson discusses his experiences during his tour of duty in Vietnam. Thomson served as a pilot with HA(L)-3 in the U.S. Navy in the Mekong Delta region, August 1970-August 1971.
Citation
Interview with Don Cameron Thomson,  06 February 2007, Don C. Thomson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0555>.
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OH0555, Don C. Thomson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 8 Feb 2008[Updated: 18 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0601
Record Number
415736
Title
Interview with Clarence "Jerry" Wages
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
11 August 2006
Collection
Clarence Wages Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
7:26:19 hr/min/sec
Description
Captain Clarence "Jerry" Wages (U.S. Navy, retired) discusses his experiences in Vietnam. Wages served aboard numerous minesweepers and destroyers in his Navy career, and later commanded riverine operations in the Rung Sat Special Zone in South Vietnam. Captain Wages passed away before the completion of the interview.
Citation
Interview with Clarence "Jerry" Wages,  11 August 2006, Clarence Wages Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0601>.
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OH0601, Clarence Wages Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 11 Mar 2008[Updated: 18 Oct 2013]

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Item Number
OH0430
Record Number
413640
Title
Interview with Patricia A. Warner
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
28 June 2005
Collection
Patricia A. Warner Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
6:16:55 hr/min/sec
Description
In this interview Commander Patricia Warner describes her experiences as a Navy Nurse. Warner's career which spanned from the 1950s to the 1980's included a tour aboard the USS Sanctuary, a hospital ship based off the coast of Da Nang.
Citation
Interview with Patricia A. Warner,  28 June 2005, Patricia A. Warner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0430>.
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OH0430, Patricia A. Warner Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 5 Feb 2008[Updated: 14 Jul 2009]

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Item Number
OH0433
Record Number
283247
Title
Interview with John Yuill
Interviewer
Laura M. Calkins, PhD
Interview Date
12 October 2004
Collection
John Yuill Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
Length currently unknown
Description
(USAF) John Yuill was born in Boswell IN in 1934, and enlisted in the Air Force at the age of 19. After Basic Training at Lackland AFB TX and Advanced Training at the Navigation School, Harlingen AFB TX, John was commissioned in 1955. He served with the Ferry Command until 1958, when he undertook pilot training at Bainbridge GA and Enid OK, and advanced pilot training at Perrin AFB TX. In 1960 he joined the Strategic Air Command as a bomber pilot, flying all SAC aircraft including the B-58 and B-52. John flew from SAC bases at Altus AFB OK and Grissom AFB IN before his two Vietnam tours: 1970-71 flying C-130 aircraft from Ton Son Nhut, and 1972 flying B-52 aircraft from Guam and Utapao, Thailand. John's B-52 was shot down over North Vietnam during Linebacker II, and he was held as a POW in Hanoi until his release in March 1973. John retired as a Lieutenant Colonel, and remains active with POW and USAF veterans' organizations.
Citation
Interview with John Yuill,  12 October 2004, John Yuill Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0433>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0433, John Yuill Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 2 Sep 2005[Updated: 27 Apr 2011]