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Arthur Edwin Roberts Collection

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Arthur Edwin Roberts Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Arthur Edwin Roberts
State of Birth:
KS
Home State:
CT
Gender:
Male
Race:
White

War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1961-1971
Branch of Service:
Air Force
Unit of Service:
6594th Test Squadron; 9th Strategic Wing; 460th Reconnaissance Technician Squadron
Location of Service:
Lowry Air Force Base (AFB), Colorado; Misawa Air Base (AB), Japan; Westover AFB, Massachusetts; Tan Son Nhut AB, Vietnam; Beale AFB, California
Highest Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
Unknown
Service History Note:
While in Vietnam the veteran met Pat Sajak, a young Army disc jockey who would go on to host the TV show "Wheel of Fortune."

War or Conflict:
Cold War
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1969-1972
Branch of Service:
Air Force
Unit of Service:
193rd Special Operations Group, Pennsylvania Air National Guard
Location of Service:
Middletown International Airport (IAP), Pennsylvania
Highest Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
No

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Photograph: Digital print [3 items] --Photographs
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [9 items] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Transcription of video recording
Video: DVD [1 item] --Reference copy
Interviewer:
Owen Rogers
Contributor:
Eileen Hurst
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Central Connecticut State University
Transcriber:
Nancy Updegraph
Transcriber Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/79394
Subjects:
Roberts, Arthur Edwin
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Arthur Edwin Roberts Collection
(AFC/2001/001/79394), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   6/6/2013

 

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