and Gilbert, Richard
, “Interview with Richard Gilbert [October 15, 2012],” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed December 1, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/38172.
Interview with Richard Gilbert [October 15, 2012]
Richard Gilbert served in the army for three years during the Vietnam War. He was a volunteer right out of high school, and figured the military was his only way to get to college. He was stationed in Pleiku, Vietnam and worked as a military police officer. He saw very little combat but his base was ambushed a couple of times. After the 3 years were up he majored in art at Applachian State and worked as a middle school art teacher.
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