Korean War Oral History. William D. Badgett Interview

Interview Summary:
William D. Badgett served in the USAF as a 1st Lieutenant from November 1953 to July 1955; he was stationed in Korea from July 1954 – 1955. He served with the 608th AC&W Squadron, first with Detachment #1 (Target Director Post), then with Detachment #2 on the island of Pyongyang-do (Radar surveillance). Badgett joined the Virginia Military Institute faculty in the fall of 1955 and continues to teach at VMI to this day. This interview covers his experiences in Korea.
Service Branch: U.S. Air Force
Areas/Topics/Events: Korean War
Dates covered: 1953-1955