Richard Mitsuji "Dick" Hirasuna

性別 Male
生年月日 1933-9-15
出生地 Downey CA, U.S.A.
入隊した年 1954-6-24, Chicago IL
入隊のタイプ Volunteer
所属・部署 Army
兵役のタイプ War,peacetime
所属部隊 Basic Training, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO; Signal School, Camp Gordon, GA; 81st Tran. Co. , France
特殊技能 High Speed Radio Operator
最終目標 USA - Ft. Leonard Wood, MO; Camp Gordon, GA; France
所属部隊の役割 Debarking supplies for shipment to Germany.
所属部隊での個人的役割 Radio Operator - first on shore through on Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Boat.
勲章・褒章(個人又は所属部隊) National Defense Service Medal; Good Conduct Medal;Sharpshooter (Carbine)
生活状況 Final assignment - lived on LCU (boat) in France with showers and small mess area - entertainment - cards. Prior to going on Boat in France, lived in tent, common showers, external (open) latrines - cards. Radio School - barracks with showers, mess hall. Entertainmnet - cards, movies. Basic Training - barracks with showers, mess hall . Entertainment - games, movies, going home on passes.
軍隊生活で最も記憶に残っている出来事 Living in close quarters with 14 others on boat where one very large G.I. wouldn't take showers. Getting married on New Year's Day and getting back to base AWOL a few hours. No charges were made.
軍隊にいる間、最も懐かしかったもの My girl-friend, subsequently wife. We got married while in service.
個人的に軍隊経験から学んだ最も重要なこと Got me away from my parents home and allowed me to grow up.

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