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Document Details


Title: Peggy Mikelonis
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: Peggy Mikelonis grew up and attended nursing school in Des Moines, Iowa. She joined the Army Nurse Corps through the Student Nurse Program in 1969. After Basic training at Fort Sam Houston and a year stationed at Redstone Arsenal Army Hospital (1970-1971) in Huntsville, Alabama, Peggy volunteered for assignment in Vietnam. She was stationed at the 3d Surgical Hospital in Binh Thuy from June 1971 to April 1972 where she worked on the Vietnamese Ward and in the Emergency Room. Since 1972, Peggy has worked in the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida. OH0355 - part of the Kara Dixon Vuic Collection
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Mikelonis, Peggy
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document date: Undated
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; United States; Vietnam
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Military camps--Vietnam; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Armed Forces; United States--Military history; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Atrocities; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025380-27226