Henderson, William A.

Item

Title

Henderson, William A.

Performer

William A. Henderson

Interviewer

William Vollano

Description

While attending Eastern Michigan University, Mr. Henderson completed his basic training requirements and upon graduation was commissioned in the United States Marine Corps as a 2nd Lieutenant. Mr. Henderson would then go on to serve for several years in Vietnam. After his discharge from the Marine Corps, Mr. Henderson worked as both a pilot for General Motors and was transferred to the United States Air Force Reserve stationed at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County, Michigan. Upon his retirement from the Air Force Reserve, Mr. Henderson had been awarded the rank of Major General.

Exact Date

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Date Span

Service Dates: 1964-1974; 1977-?
Dates of Service

Subject

Commissioned; United States Marine Corps; United States Air Force; VMFA-115 (Marine All Weather Fighter Squadron), 3rd MAW (Marine Aircraft Wing), 1st Marine Division; Air Force Reserve; Michigan Air National Guard; 127th Tactical Fighter Wing; Headquarters, Michigan Air National Guard; Air Force Reserve; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Cold War; United States; Major General; Veterans; Oral History

Publisher

Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Original Object Type

MiniDV Tape

Collection Location

018.VHP 2/22

Digital Object File Type

.mp4

Date Digital File Created

October 2021

Run Time

Unknown

Transcript Available

No

Digital File ID

Henderson_William_2_22.mp4

Rights

Please note that all VHP participants retain the copyright to their materials; therefore, researchers must obtain permission from the veteran (or their next of kin) before using the interview or other materials in exhibition or publication. Please contact VHP at (888) 371-5848 or vohp@loc.gov if you are interested in using VHP materials in exhibition or publication.

Spatial Coverage

United States; Vietnam

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