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Vietnam Center and Archive 2016 Symposium - A Medical History of the Vietnam War - Keynote Address by Lieutenant General Quinn Becker, USA (Ret.): The Practice of Field Medicine in Vietnam

Item Number: 999VI3426
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  • 11 March 2016

General Note / OCR

LtGen Becker discusses his experiences as Chief, Professional Services at the 85th Evac Hospital, Commander of the 15th Medical Battalion, and Division Surgeon for the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile). Among other topics, the General discusses drug abuse among the American soldiers in Vietnam and the decision to arm the Medivac helicopters in the 1st Division.

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999VI3426, , The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 18 Aug 2016 [Updated: 21 Mar 2017]