Jouppi, James (Interview outline and video), 2013

James was born on Long Island, December 10, 1948. His father was in the Marine Corps and served in Korea. The family moved around during his childhood but they eventually settled back in New York. After graduating from high school in 1966, Jim went to Cornell University. He flunked out and tried another school to avoid the draft. He later graduated from Cornell with a degree in Civil Engineering. He joined the Peace Corps in 1971 and was stationed in Thailand. After being there for three years, he returned home and eventually joined the United States Army and served as a medic in Germany.
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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, Video recordings, Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American, Peace Corps (U.S.), and Vietnam
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