Grandparents and Aunt Blanche

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Great Grandparents and Siblings

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I Been In The World Longer Than YOU

Cousin Charlie regarding younger workers/
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DEBORAH

cousins
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1. Life in the Navy - Glenn L. Banks

1. Life in the Navy - Glenn L. Banks
This audio recording was made for the Veteran\'s History Project.  The complete recording can be found in the Library of Congress once it has been processed (http://www.loc.gov/vets/).  This is the largest audio recording - about 32 minutes.  The rest of the audio recordings are 1 to 4 minutes.  (These are questions...
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2. Before entering the Navy

2. Before entering the Navy
Before my time in the service, I was working as a receiving and purchasing clerk. My mother had 3 brothers that served in the Navy.  On my father\'s side of the family there was 1 boy that served in the Navy also. We all seemed to like the Navy .
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3. Presidents of the United States when I served

3. Presidents of the United States when I served
Presidents of the United States when I served.  Also I talk about what my view of the Nation was at that time. Dwight D. Eisenhower was President when I joined the Navy. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes;...
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4. Friends in the Navy

4. Friends in the Navy
Friends I had in the Navy. This was a friend of mine that we buddied around a bit because he wanted to learn more about my religion and he was in mess gear with me in San Diego.  Mess gear is where you serve the chow to other sailors that are...
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5. My most unusual friend

5.  My most unusual friend
My most unusual friend was my Captain - he really liked me and always wanted me to cut his hair.  Listen to the tape to hear about all the things I ended up doing with him and for him and for others.  He really was a great Captain and a great...
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6. Pictures taken while serving in the Navy

6. Pictures taken while serving in the Navy
These are pictures that were taken while I was in the Navy.  Some are out on the ocean in the "USS Bauer 1025 DE" ship.  Others were taken while we were stationed in San Diego. Additional pictures are listed below that weren\'t in the slide show. This is a river that...
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7. A Humorous Story

7. A Humorous Story
I managed to say the right thing to have 2 fellow shipmates laugh instead of getting into a fight. Narrow steep stairs - but we managed and got used to it.
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1- Introduction and Military Training

1- Introduction and Military Training
This audio recording was done for the Veteran\'s History Project. The complete recording can be found in the Library of Congress once it has been processed ( http://www.loc.gov/vets/ ).  It is broken into segments in this journal for easy access by my friends and family.   After the introduction I talk about joining...
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2- Operations Plans Officer

2- Operations Plans Officer
After Viet Nam I taught other servicemen as an Operations Plans Officer.  Later I flew in the C-141 Cargo plane and participated in C-130 Search and Rescue missions.  My most enjoyable time in the military was during my time in Search and Rescue.   This audio also covers friends in the military,...
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3- Intelligence Division

3- Intelligence Division
In 1984 I went into the Intelligence Division where I worked for 10 years.  This audio segment tells of my duties during this time, the invasion of Kuwait, communication between servicemen and their loved ones, and MRE\'s.     Smoke lines from the Kuwait Fires     Kuwait Fires from the air    ...
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4- Perspective on War

In this segment I discuss how I coped with loss, the treatment of veterans returning home from Viet Nam, and the differences in war strategies between different U.S. wars/conflicts.    
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5- After Military Retirement

I retired from the Air Force in October 1993.  I work as a Certified Public Accountant on Defense Contracts.   Also on this audio I talk about my family, leisure time (during and after military service) and ancestors who have served in the military.      
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6- Closing Remarks

6- Closing Remarks
I love this country!  We have so many blessings and opportunities here in the United States.  I have lived in over 30 different countries and have seen the circumstances families live in.  The United States of America is a blessed country.       
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View from Viet Nam

This poem was written by me and sent to my brother, Tom, when he was a Marine tunnel-rat in Viet Nam.   The year was 1968, and I was 15 years old.   My parents, my nine siblings and I waited every day for word on whether or not he was...
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2009 Mesa Verde

After visiting my Dad's hometown (Grandpa Redd) we explored the Indian ruins at Mesa Verde.  My dad took trips here as a boy and loved exploring, too.   Mesa Verde is located in Colorado.  To get there from Utah we went through a tunnel.  David really liked that and talked about...
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Fruit Salad

Fruit Salad
Fruit Salad One of our favorite dishes any time of the year but always at Thanksgiving!  My sister-in-law, Jan Larsen gave me this recipe. Ingredients : 3 apples 3 bananas 1 bunch of grapes 1/2 pint of strawberries 2-15oz cans of mandarin oranges 1- 20 oz can of pineapple slices 1-12...
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