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Document Details


Title: Ross Schmoll
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Virginia Military Institute. Preston Library. Archives and Special Collections
Collection: Adams Center (VMI) Cold War History Project
Description: Schmall was commissioned in the Air Force in 1959 after graduating from Cornell University, rising to the rank of Colonel before retiring in the late 1980's. Assignments included B-47, B-58 crew member; F-11 crew member (radar navigator bombardier) stationed at RF Upper Hayford in The United Kingdom and subsequently in Thailand; deputy commander for maintenance, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina (four squadrons of F-4Es); director of maintenance at the United States Air Force’s Europe; assistant Director of Logistics USAFE; Defense Logistics Agency.
Extent: 44 pages
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2004 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schmoll, Ross
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document location: Lexington, VA
Document date: Feb-2004
Interviewer: Osborne, Eric
Organizations discussed: Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA
Historical events discussed: Cold War, 1945-1989
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; Russia; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Air pilots, Military; Airplanes, Military; Asia; Cold War, 1945-1989; Flight training; International relations; Military education--United States; Military readiness; Military service, Voluntary; North America; Oral history; Russia; Soviet Union--Foreign relations--United States; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; United States; United States--Armed Forces; United States--Military history; United States--Military policy; United States--Military relations--Soviet Union; Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029026-32051