Virginia Emily Deinert (nee Cranwell)
In his November 29, 2017 interview with Emily Deinert (nee Cranwell), Harvey Mayhill describes his time in the Air Force during the Vietnam War. He shares why he enlisted in the Air Force during the Vietnam War, as well as what the basic training experience was like. He then discusses his time at various Air Force bases across the United States and what his responsibilities were as part of a Communications squadron. Mayhill also talks at length of how his Commander, Wayne Schrame, had invited Mayhill over for Thanksgiving the year Mayhill's mother died -- Mayhill points to this act of kindness as influencing the way Mayhill volunteers and serves those around him. He then describes some of the volunteer service he currently participates in.
Mayhill, Harvey, 2017
1 hour, 3 minutes
Veterans History Project
Veterans History Project, Vietnam War
Vietnam; Vietnam War; Air Force; Veterans History Project
Mayhill, Harvey, "Interview with Harvey Mayhill" (2017). Winthrop University Oral History Program. Mayhill, Harvey, 2017.
LC Subject Headings
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, United States. Air Force, Voluntarism