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Davetta Thibeaux was born in 1948 in San Francisco. In this wide-ranging interview, Ms. Thibeaux offers her perspective of the Oakland Army Base from multiple vantage points:  as a civilian employee in the 1960s, as a witness to protests during the Vietnam War, as an enlistee with the Army in the 1970s, and as a civilian employee of the base in the 1980s, providing support services to military families.

Keywords: Core Base Functions: Technology and labor; Military objectives and tasks; Transportation networks
City within a City: Community and cultural life; Military and social hierarchies
Community Impact: Politics and protest; Community outreach and crisis mitigation


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