Marylyn Fortson Interview for the Veterans' Voices Project

Title

Marylyn Fortson Interview for the Veterans' Voices Project

Streaming Media

Files

Download Video Log (78 KB)

Download Flying over Mt. Fuji (124 KB)

Download Master Sergeant Pinning (48 KB)

Download Picture of Marylyn as Seen in Video (47 KB)

Download Marylyn at Keesler Air Force Base, Age 22 (44 KB)

Download Marylyn's Friend Shirley Curry, at Myrtle Beach (64 KB)

Download Dorm at Myrtle Beach (140 KB)

Download Radar Contact Tech School (163 KB)

Download Temporary Duty to Hawaii (156 KB)

Download Air Traffic Controller Tech School (165 KB)

Creation Date

1-7-2020

Description

Marylyn Fortson (DOB: January 13, 1954) enlisted in the United States Air Force in April 1975. Ms. Fortson served at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, working in air traffic control and eventually in legal services. Ms. Fortson served at Alconbury in the United Kingdom, Yokota Air Base in Japan and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. Ms. Fortson retired from the Air Force in 1997 having achieved the rank of Master Sergeant.

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Interviewee

Marylyn Fortson

Interviewer

Ericka Carter

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

Interview

Marylyn Fortson Video Log.pdf (78 kB)
Video Log

Marylyn - flying over mount fuji on a shopping trip to Osan AB while stationed at Yokota AB JApan.jpg (124 kB)
Flying over Mt. Fuji

Marylyn - Pinning on MSgt in 1993.jpg (48 kB)
Master Sergeant Pinning

Marylyn - put at end of video.jpg (47 kB)
Picture of Marylyn as Seen in Video

Marylyn age 22 at Keesler AFB.jpg (44 kB)
Marylyn at Keesler Air Force Base, Age 22

Marylyn friend shirley curry at myrtle beach - best assignment she ever had.jpg (64 kB)
Marylyn's Friend Shirley Curry, at Myrtle Beach

Marylyn -My dorm at Mrytle Beach AFB, SC 1979.jpg (140 kB)
Dorm at Myrtle Beach

marylyn radar contact - tech school 1975.jpg (163 kB)
Radar Contact Tech School

Marylyn TDY to Hawaii 1982.jpg (156 kB)
Temporary Duty to Hawaii

Marylyn tech school air traffic controller 1975.jpg (165 kB)
Air Traffic Controller Tech School

Marylyn Fortson Interview for the Veterans' Voices Project


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