Born and raised in South Boston, Bill Martin was drafted into the Navy in 1966 despite poor eyesight. Because he was a college graduate, he was sent to Officer Candidates School in Newport, R.I. Trained as a supply officer, Martin would serve in active duty and the Reserves for 30 years; he would see action off the coast of Vietnam and take part in Desert Storm. He retired from the Navy in 1997 with the rank of captain. As of this interview in 2019, Martin is the Veterans Services Officer for Kingston, Mass.
Arthur Robert was a second lieutenant with the 403rd Civil Affairs Company when his unit was deployed to the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Storm. Robert would end up in Kuwait City organizing the transport of supplies. Robert would later serve with the Mass. National Guard, retiring in 2005 with the rank of lieutenant colonel.
This interview covers Ms. Lynch’s service in Hawaii, Washington and Saudi Arabia. During the Liberation of Kuwait phase of the Persian Gulf War, Ms. Lynch kept the “war books” for General Norman Schwarzkopf.
This interview covers Mr. Dorrington’s service with the 803rd Medical Group and 804th Medical Brigade in Honduras, Saudi Arabia and King Khalid.
U.S. Army 1984–2007