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Vietnam Center and Archive 2016 Symposium - A Medical History of the Vietnam War - Session 4A - Vietnam Redcatcher Medics of the 199th Light Infantry Brigade (1966-1970)

Item Number: 999VI3434
 Moving Image
Language
English
Digital Object Type
Moving Image

Dates

  • 11 March 2016

General Note / OCR

Moderator: MAJ (R) Scott C. Woodard, MA. Panelists: Sheldon (Doc) Jackson and Ramiro (Ram) Rosales Morales-Chavez. Both panelists served in the 199th Light Infantry Brigade, "Doc" Jackson was in the 2nd Bn, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. These two men recount their experiences as combat medics. They discuss their respective training, the diseases they dealth with along with combat casualties, exposure to Agent Orange, and their thoughts on such topics as fragging, race relations and social upheaval in the '60's, self-inflicted wounds, and the Veterans Administration.

Pub Credit Line
999VI3434, , The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 23 Aug 2016 [Updated: 21 Mar 2017]