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Julie Zimmer McQuiston (2017)

Vietnam War Oral Histories



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Fort Chaffee, Arkansas

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-08-07

Duration: 00:03:03

Subjects: United States. Army | Military | Veterans | Vietnam War, 1961-1975


  • McQuiston, Julie Zimmer Interviewee


An oral history interview from August 7, 2017, with Julie Zimmer McQuiston of Louisiana. McQuiston served in the United States Army as a cook from 1974-1977. She discusses her role in cooking meals for thousands of Vietnamese refugees at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, as a part of Operation New Life.