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United States Military Records from the Revolutionary War to Vietnam and Handwriting and Spelling Variations

Sold Out!The Beginning classes are sold out for 2022! United States Military Records from the Revolutionary War to Vietnam Military Records are an excellent source of genealogy records. They cover a wide range of record data, ranging from enlistment, muster, pay, pension, medical, mission, and combat. Record quality and quantity increase and improve over time, with few records being available in the pre-colonial era outside of specialized libraries and histories, to the significant volume of records available for the modern wars (Civil War, WWI, WWII through Recent Wars). Class Instructor: Gus Reinwald I was born in Lock Haven, a small, rural Pennsylvania town. I was named Royce Augustus Reinwald, after an uncle and great-grandfather. My childhood years and school days, including high school and college, were in this town, ending with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts from Lock Haven State College. My college days were interrupted by a four-year stint in the U.S. Army Security Agency, a part of the National Security Agency. This stint included one year in language school at the Presidio of Monterey, California learning Vietnamese. Then, one year in Vietnam working as a translator in support of the 3rd Marine Division in Phu Bai near the imperial city of Hue in central Vietnam. After Vietnam, I worked at the National Security Agency, located at Ft. Meade, Maryland near Washington, DC. The Army behind me, I married my childhood sweetheart, finished college and started a family. I worked 32 years in the general aviation…

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