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Interview with Larry Schiff

Item Number: OH0404
 Oral History
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Laura M. Calkins, PhD
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  • Existence: 14 September 2004

General Note / OCR

(USAF) Lawrence ('Larry') Schiff was born in 1939 in the Bronx, New York City. He joined the Air Force in 1957 and completed his basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas. Larry served in administrative and public relations posts at Plattsburgh AFB, New York (1957-58); Osan AFB, Korea (1958-59); Syracuse AFS, New York (1959); Port Austin AFS, Michigan (1959-62); the US Embassy, Manila, the Philippines (1963-65); and at Westover AFB, Massachusetts (1965-66). In Vietnam Larry was assigned to the 459th Troop Carrier Squadron at Qui Nhon (Sept-Dec 1966) and at Phu Cat (Jan-Aug 1967). While at Qui Nhon he participated in Project RED LEAF. Larry also served at Clark AFB, the Philippines (1967-69) before leaving the Air Force in 1969. Interview by Laura M. Calkins, PhD.

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OH0404, Larry Schiff Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 05 Jan 2005 [Updated: 01 Feb 2008]