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Fall 12-11-2015


The interview was conducted in one session on October 25, 2015 and lasted approximately 5o minutes. It was conducted outside at Southern Adventist University, Tennessee. The interviewer, interviewee, and interviewee’s spouse were present.

At the time of the interview Dick Benjamin was 67 years old. Dick Benjamin was born in California, USA in 1948 and has lived most of his life in Holland, Michigan. Dick Benjamin now lives in Tennessee and is currently married to his second wife, Ruth Benjamin. He is a Vietnam-era veteran who served from 1990-1991. While serving during the Vietnam War, Dick Benjamin was stationed in South Korea. This interview covered topics such as serving as a dust off medic, serving as a mail carrier, as well as being discharged early. This interview was conducted on October 25, 2015 at Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee.