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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
Military 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
Service Related Injury
Unknown
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
Military 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
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

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
Contributor:
Owen Rogers
Contributor:
Eileen Hurst
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Central Connecticut State University
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: 2013-06-06
 

 

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