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Gil1.JPG (22164 bytes)Gilbert D. Woodside, Jr., Ed.D.
Seekonk, Massachusetts

 

 

Speaks to schools, libraries, and other non-profit civic or patriotic organizations free of charge.

Gil, a former Marine who served in Vietnam, was the 1997 Massachusetts Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) American History Teacher of the Year on both the State and local level.

He was a contributor to Memories of Maggie about his encounter with Martha Raye in Vietnam in 1965.

Gil took time from his busy schedule to write the Foreword to Potpourri Of War.

Gil's Biographical Sketch follows:

MILITARY:

United States Marine Corps 1963-1967 and 1987-1993 ChuLai and DaNang, Vietnam 1965-1966

Rhode Island Air National Guard 1986-1987

OCCUPATION:

Educator 25 years

Seekonk High School--Vietnam, World History, Anthropology/Archaeology

Rhode Island College--Vietnam, Western Experience

EDUCATION:

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Vietnam Studies, LaSalle University

Master of Arts American History, Providence College

Bachelor of Arts History/Education, Providence College

COMMUNITY:

Seekonk Education Foundation, Inc, Vice President

VETERAN ORGANIZATION EXPERIENCE:

Seekonk Vietnam Veterans Memorial Committee, Founder and Chairman (present)

Vietnam Veterans of America: President, Chapter 273 (1991-93)

Vietnam Veterans of America: Region 1 Discipline Board (1991-present)

Vietnam Veterans of America: National Speakers Bureau (present)

American Legion Post 311: Public Information Officer (present)

Greater Attleboro Vietnam Veterans Assn: member (1993-present)

LZ Greensmoke: cable TV show--creator, director, host (1992)

CONTRIBUTOR:

Memories of Maggie (the story of Martha Raye, 1995)

Potpourri Of War (wrote the Foreword, 1998)


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