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Robert Scaplehorn, Jr., Interviewed by Brandon Leake, 2017
Name of person(s) interviewed: Robert J. Scaplehorn Jr.
Other people present: Janell Leake
Researcher: Brandon Leake
Date of interview: May 23, 2017
Location of interview: Helix, Oregon
Special conditions (noise, interruptions, etc.): Phone Call at 10:40 cut
General description of contents: Early Life, Basic Training, Operation Desert Storm, Experiences
Length of interview: 22:06
Time & Contents
0:00 – 0:04
Introduction title, listing the project this is for, the interviewee, and some facts about him such as birth, military branch, and time during the military.
0:05 – 2:35
For the first couple minutes we discuss his early life, and why he decided to join the military specifically why the branch he chose.
2:36 – 3:22
We then move on to discuss what the military did for him, what it provided, the values it instilled in him, etc.
3:23 – 5:40
He discusses his military training, and what the schedule was like. His training both physically, and mentally. He As well he talks about the people he met during that time, his friends, and instructors.
5:41 – 8:09
Then we talk about the war he served in; Operation Desert Storm. About his job during that operation, where he went, conflict, medals, and his view on what was going on.
8:10 – 8:46
He talks about how he kept family relations, and how they reacted to him wanting to join the military.
8:47 – 10:35
We discuss how the military treated him. What rations he was given, supplies, and how daily life in the military was like. How he and his buds kept busy throughout the time.
10:36 – 12:43
We talk about taking leave, and the places he went to during his time in the military.
12:44 – 13:54
The officers he was under, fellow soldiers and the people he was around. His view on what a good officer was like, and the bad officers.
13:55 – 19:20
What it was life for his service to finally end, and his reaction to it. How his experience in the military influences his views on the military, values, and ethics.
19:21 – 22:23
Lastly, Mr. Robert Scaplehorn gives a story about his early life in the military.
Mr. Robert Scaplehorn, Jr.