Kidd, Timothy A. (Interview outline and video), 2006

Tim Kidd was born in Michigan on August 20, 1951 and graduated from high school in 1970. Shortly after graduating, Tim was drafted into the Army and went through basic training in Fort Knox, Tennessee. Tim then had supply training in California and was then shipped out to Vietnam. Tim did mostly security work in Vietnam, guarding ships and inspecting convoys. After Tim was discharged from the Army, he felt that he did not enjoy civilian life and joined the Navy. Tim spent time in the Reserves after the Navy, but had to retire in 1991 due to his class 1 diabetes. He now resides in the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.
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Grand Valley State University. University Libraries
Veterans History Project (U.S.)
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Oral history, Veterans History Project (U.S.), United States--History, Military, Michigan--History, Military, Veterans, United States. Army, United States. Navy, Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American, and Video recordings
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