Vietnam War Oral Histories
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2017-09-20
Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | United States. Navy | Veterans | Military
- Pierron, Bradley Interviewee
An oral history interview conducted on September 20, 2017, with Bradley Pierron of Houma, Louisiana. Pierron served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He discusses: joining the Navy; his training; his assignment as a Hospital Corpsmen with the Fleet Marine Force; working in the sick bay; his admiration for the Vietnamese refugees who made new lives in the United States; the 3rd Marine Division’s role in the evacuation of Phnom Penh, Cambodia; his time in the Philippines; the death of the chaplain’s assistant; and his interactions with the Vietnamese refugees.