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Fred Mills | Air Ambulance Unit, 50th Medical Detachment - Army

11:53   |   Navy Vet Fred Mills joined the Army Reserve and then the regular Army, which trained him as an aviator, fulfilling his original enlistment goal. His first stop was post-war Korea where he was given a mysterious mission that did not happen.


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  • Fred Mills  |  Korea  |  USS Columbus  |  4:53

    College student Fred Mills "ran out of money and experience" and had to leave school just as the Korean War started. A Navy recruiter promised him aviation training but he wound up a Corpsman, which started a long medical career.

Cold War
  • Fred Mills  |  N/A  |  -  |  6:53

    After a variety of Army medical jobs, Fred Mills had a final task. Planning operations for the Gulf War. After retiring, he recalls the harassment when he returned from his 2nd tour in Vietnam. Some sore bar patrons and scared Hare Krishnas also remember.

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