Ridker, Elena M.
Ridker, Elena M.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Oral history interview with Daniel J. Walden
Content Description Daniel J. Walden, Class of 1965. Oral history interview documenting his service in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Walden describes his time as a student at Dartmouth College, including his involvement with the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) mountain and winter warfare unit. He discusses his Army training at Fort Gordon, Fort Sill, and Fort Benning jump school; his assignment as a signal officer in the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg and his participation in the...
Oral history interview with David M. Stearns
Content Description David M. Stearns, Class of 1968. Oral history interview documenting his service in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Stearns describes his experiences as a student at Dartmouth College, including his observations of the anti-war movement on campus. He discusses the military service draft and his decision to enlist in the Army. Stearns recalls training at Fort Ord; working at the Fort Hood computer center; being stationed in Long Binh, Vietnam; and maintaining a relationship with...
Oral history interview with Douglas V. Coonrad
Content Description Douglas V. Coonrad, Class of 1967. Oral history interview documenting his college experience, including participation in the Dartmouth Outing Club (DOC) (specifically climbing) and the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC); flight training and his time on an air base in Da Nang, Vietnam; his service in the Philippines; and the effect of the war after returning to the United States. Specifically, Coonrad discusses his job as a lawyer and community member, dealings with the U.S. Department...
Oral history interview with John C. Everett
Abstract John C. Everett Jr., Class of 1968. Oral history interview documenting Everett’s naval service as a Junior Officer aboard the USS Gallup in Cam Rahn Bay, Vietnam, from 1969-1970. Everett talks about the camaraderie at the Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, as well as the atmosphere aboard the USS Gallup, including incidents of racism. Everett also discusses his ship’s role in the denouement of Operation Market Time, the increasing Vietnamization of the conflict and the impact...