Henderson, William A.



Henderson, William A.


William A. Henderson


William Vollano


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


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


Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Original Object Type

MiniDV Tape

Collection Location

018.VHP 2/22

Digital Object File Type


Date Digital File Created

October 2021

Run Time


Transcript Available


Digital File ID



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Spatial Coverage

United States; Vietnam

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