Earn Respect By Giving It
Sharlan Diver is the youngest of six brothers who all served in the military. His deployment during the Vietnam War was to Germany as an armored personnel carrier (APC) driver.
EARN RESPECT BY GIVING IT
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You earn respect by giving it – that's one of the things I learned at home.
Submitted From: St. Paul, MN
Primary Location During Vietnam: Germany
Story Subject: Military Service
Military Branch: U.S. Army
Dates of Service: 1969 - 1971
Specialty: APC Driver
Sharlan's story was captured by AMPERS in partnership with the Minnesota Humanities Center’s Veterans' Voices program and was shared with permission.
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Story Themes: 1969, 1970, 1971, Ampers, APC, Army, Basic Training, Boot Camp, Family, Germany, Listen, Minnesota Humanities Center, Native American, Native Warriors, Respect, Saint Paul, Sharlan Diver, St Paul, Veteran's Voices