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Steven Walker

Vietnam War Oral Histories

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-10-11

Duration: 00:06:54

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

Contributors:

  • Walker, Steven Interviewee

Description

An oral history interview conducted on October 11, 2017, with Steven Walker of Monroe, Louisiana. He shares the story of his father, Michael Steven Walker, Sr. of Columbia, Louisiana, who served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He discusses: the death of his father during a night mission on July 15, 1969, at age 28; being born after his father died; the strength of his mother; his father’s personal effects that were recently returned to the family; and hearing stories about his father from his father’s friends.