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Interview with Darla Camron

In this interview, Darla Camron looks back and discusses her understanding of her uncle Larry Calcote’s military service when she was only eight years old. Camron speaks to her limited understanding of the Vietnam conflict and the challenges her family faced as a result of Larry’s absence.


  • Darla Camron

    Civilian

    Served in: Vietnam War

    Darla Camron was born in New Mexico, but she spent most of her childhood in Big Springs, Texas. Her uncle by marriage, Larry Calcote, served in the Texas National Guard for almost two years before deciding to enlist in the Army in 1967. Calcote was deployed to Vietnam during his three years with the Army.