Honors Institute for Young Scholars; Honors Institute for Young Scientists; East Grand Rapids (Mich.); Grand Rapids (Mich.); Grand Valley State College; Science--Study and teaching; University of Michigan; Science
Henry Heetderks (left) and Keith Termaat try out remote-controlled arms that can manipulate radioactive materials.
Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; Iraq War, 2003--Personal narratives, American; United States. National Guard
After returning from Vietnam in 1969, Ron Oakes married, earned a degree in electronics and traveled around the Midwest working. Eventually, he and his family moved back to Michigan, where Oakes joined the National Guard. As part of the Guard,...