Browse Interviews (5 total)

Kevin O'Leary served in the U.S. Army and USAF Reserves from 1990 to 2015. In his interview O'Leary discusses his reasons for joining the Army, basic training, and his role as a T.O.W. missile gunner in the first Gulf War. O'Leary elaborates on his experiences with the environment in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and portions of Iraq. He also describes his…

Jamie Drawbaugh discusses his basic background information, basic training and learning experiences, and the ways that he's used his service experiences in his current line of work.

Mark Measel enlisted in the Navy in 1980, at the age of 18. His journey as a submarine radioman in the Navy spanned multiple continents and countless countries. As a submariner, he was stationed on both coasts of the United States. Measel's service ended in 1986, at the age of 24.

Larry Knipp was drafted to serve in the US Army in 1969. In his interview he discusses basic training and advanced individual training prior to being deployed to Vietnam. With a Vietnamese interpreter, Knipp trained local non-combatant Vietnamese to operate heavy equipment. Interview topics relate Knipp's training and deployment experiences. He…

Lauren Forbes shares her military experiences, including her path to enlistment, her resultant service record, and her eventual transition back into civilian life.
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