[Oral History Program interview with Patrick Grube, 2013]

Grube, Patrick, 1986- interviewee

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  • Abstract: In his April 2013 interview with Abigail Miller, Patrick Grube talked about his experiences in the Navy. He joined his senior year of high school through a late entry program and was discharged in 2010. Grube spoke about his ship's deployment and their orders to wait off the coast of the Koreas as a deterrent against North Korea launching missiles at Hawaii. Grube discussed his knowledge of the destroyer, its history, and its capacity. He covered the following topics; enlistment, the Navy, the G.I. Bill, the Wisconsin G.I. Bill, the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill, reenlistment, discharge, and life after discharge.
  • Key Words: Enlistment, Navy; Korea missile threats; destroyer, history of; G.I. Bill; Wisconsin G.I. Bill; Post 9/11 G.I. Bill; discharge, Navy; initiation, pollywog, shellback.
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