Preparations for Service Overseas
Interviewed for MAOHP - 10/11/2017
Reference Code: IE_MA_MAC_006_MAOHP_0048_A
Location(s): Clancy Barracks
In this clip Viv speaks about his service overseas as a Fitter Private with the Transport Platoon as part of the 43rd Infantry Battalion. He recalls the Transport and Engineer Platoons being transported to Lebanon with their kit and vehicles by American aircrews while the rest of the battalion flew with Aer Lingus. He speaks about the preparations and discusses getting to know other fitters serving in different parts of the country, joking that the were full of bravado and testosterone.