Oral History Interview with John Charles Griffith, Sr.

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Oral History Interview with John Charles Griffith, Sr.

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Interviewee

John C. Griffith Sr.

Interviewer

Kristen Calapa and Louise Graham

Interview/Donation Date

10-12-2016

Branch of Service

U.S. Marine Corps

Served In

Vietnam

Dates of Service

9/25/1968-8/17/1970

Summary

Griffith enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1968, serving in the 2nd CAG III MAF (2nd Combined Action Group III Marine Amphibious Force). He rose to rank of Sargent E-5, receiving the Purple Heart, Combat Action Medal, RVN Cross of Gallantry, the Vietnam Service Medal, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.

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Oral History Interview with John Charles Griffith, Sr.

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