Hinman, Jeffrey H., b. 1945
- Existence: b. 1945
Jeffrey H. Hinman was born on August 23, 1945 in Rome, New York. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1968. At Dartmouth, Hinman was active in Theta Delta Chi, the Dartmouth Rugby Club, Dartmouth Outing Club-Winter Sports and the Dragon Senior Society. In December 1969, Hinman was drafted into the US Army where he served as an infantryman with CoD, 2nd Bn, 2/505th Infantry 3rd Bde 82nd Airborne Division in Vietnam. He also worked as a correspondent and photographer with the 2nd Bn/12th Infantry 25th Infantry Division in ChuChi, Vietnam. Hinman joined the Rome Strip Steel Company, a family business, as a sales executive in 1968.
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Overview Jeffrey H. Hinman. Dartmouth Class of 1968. Photographs and slides taken while Hinman was a soldier in Vietnam, 1969-1970.
Content Description Jeffrey H. Hinman, Dartmouth College Class of 1968. Oral history interview documenting his military service during the Vietnam War. Hinman describes growing up in Rome, NY, near Fort Stanwix, and living among military personnel. He discusses his experiences as an undergraduate, including witnessing the protests against the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program at Dartmouth. Hinman describes being drafted into military service; his training at Fort Dix; and his service first as an...