John C. Everett oral history interview
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 popular protests in the United States had on morale and resolve. He comments on his reintegration into society, and his personal experience with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). John Carroll Everett, Jr passed away on October 4, 2016, near Leon, Spain, while walking El Camino de Santiago.
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4 Files (1 .wav audio file (2 hours, 57 minutes, 19 seconds); 1 .docx transcript (56 pages); 1. pdf transcript (56 pages); 1 .docx transcript word list)
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