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Document Details


Title: Gary Smith
Local code: OH0325
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: (USA) Gary S. Smith, originally from Nobelsville, Indiana, served in the U.S. Army from 1971 until 1995. Gary went to South Vietnam in August 1971 as a part of the 981st Military Police Co. (Sentry Dog) as a Sentry Dog handler. He and Rolf, his black German Sheperd, were stationed at Tuy Hoa until he left the RVN in March 1972. Gary went on to serve the United States for another twenty-three years and participated in Operations JUST CAUSE in Panama, DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM in the Middle East, and RESTORE HOPE in Somalia. OH0325 - part of the Gary Smith Collection
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Smith, Gary
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Indiana; United States; North America
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: OHI0025429-27275