Americans in Wartime Experience

Carol Meredith

Vietnam War

During the Vietnam War, Carol Meredith was a telephone operator.  Troops in Vietnam used MARS radios to call the States, and operators like Carol would take the call and then connect them to family for a 3 minutes collect call.  It was during this time that Carol would meet her future husband David who was a MARS radio operator with the Air Force in Vietnam.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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