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Title William Birdsong
Object Name Digital Audio Recording
Scope & Content Birdsong, William M.
Oral Interview featuring the voices of William Birdsong and Edgar Johnson - 34:25 minute interview

Biographical Data Form

photo 1 - William Birdsong 2005
photo 2 - William M. Birdsong Graduation from Institute Far Eastern Languages, Yale University 1964
photo 3 - William M. Birdsong Leaving Goodfellow AFB, TX for next assignment, OSan AFB, Korea 1964
photo4 - William M. Birdsong Tyndall AFB, Florida 1966
Taking off uniform for what I thought was the last time - not the case!
William M. Birdsong Dyess AFB, TX Base Hospital.
photo 5 - Delivery picture was in base newspaper.
Photo 6 - William M. Birdsong Travis AFB, CA with wife Susie 1991 - Deployment to RAF Noctor Hall, England - 310th Contingency Hospital Gulf War
Photo 7 - William M. Birdsong retirement ceremony Travis AFb, CA 1992 with family from left to right, Valerie, Susie, Bill, Sam.
Catalog Number 2006.VHP.006
Collection AIMH Veterans Oral History Project
Accession number 2006.VHP.006
Caption Bill Birdsong
Interview date 2006-05-12
Interview place Hampton Inn and Suites, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Interviewer Edgar Johnson
Length of Interview 34:25
Narrator's name William Birdsong
Number of images 7
People Birdsong, William
Johnson, Edgar
Birdsong, Susie C. S.
Birdsong, Valerie L.
Birdsong, Samuel L.
Recording media Digital Recording
Search Terms Gulf War
Air Force
Germany
Meritorious Service, USAF
East-West Center Grantee,Univ. of Hawaii
Outstanding Teacher Award, University of California, Davis
Gender Equity Award, Medical School Class, 1992
Excellence i Teaching, Association of Professors of Ob-Gyn
Distinguished Service Award, Dept. of Ob-Gyn
Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Medal,
Commemdation Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Korean Defense Medal
Subjects Gulf War
Yale University
Emory University, School of Medicine
Korean Language
University of Hawaii
US Air Force
Audio Recording Click Here to play the Oral History Recording.
Classification War
Military