1945 – 2011
March 16 2012
Charles Berchtold, a Brigham City native, enlisted in the Air Force in 1965 during the Vietnam Era and became an aircraft systems mechanic. This field involved loading guns, hanging pylons onto aircraft to hang bombs on. He spent his entire tour in Essex, England. His wife Gay lived with him there during that time. Discussion includes his perception of discrimination against Vietnam Era Vets who were not sent to Vietnam.
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85143277];United States. Air Force [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85140563]