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[Letter from Mary Garcia to the BRAC - July 6, 2005]

Description: Letter from Mary Garcia to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) expressing concern over the closing of Brooks Air Force Base. Her previous place of employment, Kelly AFB, was closed in 1995 by the commission. She suggests the closure of other installations in Texas instead.
Date: July 6, 2005
Creator: Garcia, Mary
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Memorandum of Meeting: Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, June 23, 2005]

Description: Memorandum of meeting with officials at Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews AFB, Maryland, that included a briefing and tour of the facilities and provided an overview of the hospital's mission and quality of service.
Date: June 23, 2005
Creator: United States. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Robert J. Wehner, August 22, 1992

Description: Interview with Robert J. Wehner, an army veteran and nurse from Dayton, Ohio. This interview recounts his experiences as an Army nurse in Vietnam, 1968-70. Topics include: his assignment to 22nd Surgical Medical Battalion, Chu Lai; treatment of battle casualties and illnesses; camp life; treatment of civilian casualties and illnesses; lasting effects of Vietnam experience.
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Date: August 22, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Wehner, Robert J.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with John Sherner, August 22, 1992

Description: Interview with John Sherner, an army veteran and nurse from Mount Morris, New York. This interview recounts his experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, 1969-70. Topics include: his assignment to 24th Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh; treatment of endemic diseases; assignment to emergency room; triaging of patients; living conditions; drug addicts; battle casualties; medical treatment of civilians; social life; friendships; lasting effects of Vietnam experience.
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Date: August 22, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Sherner, John
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Larry S. Hilliard, April 18, 1992

Description: Interview with Larry S. Hilliard, army veteran and nurse from Kerens, Texas. This interview looks into his experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, 1970-71. Topics include: assignment to 18th surgical Hospital, Quang Tri; his typical workday; off-duty recreation; treatment of combat casualties; equipment and blood shortages; drug problems; morale; communications with his family; leave policies; work with Vietnamese civilians; treating enemy POWs; “short-time”; lasting effects of Vietnam experience.
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Date: April 18, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Hilliard, Larry S.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Oscar Houser, Jr., February 23, 1992

Description: Interview with Oscar Houser, Jr., an army veteran from Tennessee. This interview delves into his experiences as an Army nurse and anesthetist in Vietnam, 1972-73. Topics include: his decision to enter nurse training and the military; attending anesthesia school at William Beaumont Medical Center, 1972; his attitudes toward Vietnam War; being assigned to 95th Evacuation Hospital, China Beach, Vietnam; camp living conditions; work at Da Nang and Pleiku; the treatment of battle casualties; work with Montagnards and Vietnamese medical personnel; social life and recreational activities; morale and drug problems; personal relationships among camp personnel; communications with home; decision to stay in the military; and the effect on Vietnam experience on his later life.
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Date: February 23, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Houser, Oscar, Jr.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Jose Gonzales, July 4, 1997

Description: Interview with Jose Gonzalez, an anesthetist and Army veteran of the Vietnam War. In the interview, Gonzalez describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse in Vietnam. Gonzalez discusses what life was like during his assignment to the 24th Evacuation Hospital, and includes details concerning relationships between doctors and nurses, morale, American relations with Vietnamese civilians, recreational activities, entertainment, and his Bronze Star award. He also recalls the adjustments that both he and many of his comrades dealt with post-Vietnam, and shares his attitudes toward the war.
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Date: July 4, 1997
Creator: Houser-Hess, Lucinda & Gonzalez, Jose
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with William Dunphy, August 31, 1997

Description: Interview with William Dunphy, an anesthetist and Army veteran from the Vietnam War. In the interview, Dunphy describes some of his experiences while serving as an Army nurse during the Vietnam War. Dunphy discusses what it was like working at the Army hospital in Saigon, Vietnam, and includes details that concern general living accommodations, hospital facilities, relationships between doctors and nurses, work schedules, alcohol abuse by military personnel, drug problems, and American relations with Vietnamese civilians. He also recalls post-war adjustments and a rest and recuperation trip to Hawaii.
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Date: August 31, 1997
Creator: Houser-Hess, Lucinda & Dunphy, William
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Oral History Interview with Sam Blomberg, September 1, 1997

Description: Interview with Sam Blomberg, an anesthetist and Army veteran from the Vietnam War. In the interview, Blomberg describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse in Vietnam. Blomberg discusses his assignment to the 3rd Field Hospital in Saigon, Vietnam, and includes details concerning the provision of immunization shots to Vietnamese orphans, general living conditions, his social life, and the "Vietnamization" of the war. Blomberg recalls the post-war adjustments that many veterans dealt with, and the effect that the war had on his later life.
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Date: September 1, 1997
Creator: Houser-Hess, Lucinda & Blomberg, Sam
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Oral History Interview with Carl Horton, August 31, 1997

Description: Interview with Carl Horton, an operating room nurse and Vietnam Army veteran. In the interview, Horton describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse during the Vietnam War. He goes in depth about his assignments, which include Yokohama, Japan and Dong Tam and Can Tho with the 3rd Surgical Hospital. Horton also discusses living accommodations, hospital facilities, American relations with the South Vietnamese military personnel and civilians, "short time" and out-processing, leisure time, and recreational activities. He also discusses the adjustments that he had to make after the war was over and his continuing work with the Veterans Administration.
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Date: August 31, 1997
Creator: Houser-Hess, Lucinda & Horton, Carl
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Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Murphy, May 30, 1977

Description: Interview with Elizabeth Murphy, a United States Army nurse from Boise, Idaho. This interview contains her experiences at Tripler General Hospital during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: May 30, 1977
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Murphy, Elizabeth
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Oral History Interview with Odis P. Elmore, July 6, 1974

Description: Interview with Odis P. Elmore, an Army Air Corps veteran from Springfield, Tennessee. This interview includes his experiences at Hickam Field with the post medical detachment during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: July 6, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Elmore, Odis Preston
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Oral History Interview with Gelane Matthews Barron, July 7, 1974

Description: Interview with Gelane Matthews Barron, former Army nurse from Little Rock, Arkansas. The interview includes Barron's experiences at Tipler General Hospital at Fort Shafter during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: July 7, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Barron, Gelane Matthews
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Oral History Interview with Larry Canfield, February 22, 1992

Description: Interview with Larry Canfield, a veteran army nurse from Pennsylvania. This interview contains his experiences as an army nurse in Vietnam. It includes his assignment to the 93rd Evacuation Hospital, 935th Medical Detachment, Long Binh. Living conditions, morale problems, recreation, medical treatment of enemy POWs, and racial problems are discussed.
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Date: February 22, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Canfield, Larry
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Oral History Interview with Revella Guest, December 8, 1978

Description: Interview with Revella Guest, army nurse from Brownville junction, Maine. This interview recounts her experiences at Tripler General Hospital during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: December 8, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Guest, Revella
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Oral History Interview with C. G. Hausser, March 8, 1992

Description: Interview with C. G. Hausser, an army veteran and nurse. This interview includes his experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, 1970-71. He recounts: assignment to 12th Evacuation Hospital, Cu Chi; camp routine; treatment of battle wounds; morale; Viet Cong prisoners; communication with family; transfer to Quang Tri; and stateside adjustments.
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Date: March 8, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Hausser, C. G.
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Oral History Interview with Ada M. Olsson, December 7, 1978

Description: Interview with Ada Olsson, United States Army nurse from Junction City, Kansas. This interview contains her experiences at the station hospital at Schoefield Barracks during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: December 7, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Olsson, Ada M.
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Oral History Interview with John M. Evans, Jr., March 7, 1992

Description: Interview with John M. Evans, Jr., an army veteran and nurse from Berwick, Pennsylvania. Herein he recounts his experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, 1969-70. Included: his assignment to a convalescent center, Cam Ranh Bay; attack by enemy sapper team, August, 1969; morale and drug problems; living conditions; recreation; and readjustment to stateside life.
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Date: March 7, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Evans, John M., Jr.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program