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Check Six – 2015: Interview with Major General Edward V. “Rick” Richardson

February 6, 2022

From the ‘ulu‘ulu website

Interview with Major General Edward V. “Rick” Richardson recorded in Hawaiʻi Kai on November 24, 2015 for the Daniel K. Inouye Oral History Project.

Topics include a summary of General Richardson’s education and military career, the Hawaii Air National Guard, Senator Inouye’s attentiveness to the needs of military people in Hawaiʻi, the aid the National Guard provided on Kauaʻi in the aftermath of Hurricane ʻIniki, awarding Senator Inouye with the Harry S. Truman Award, the Senator being a humble hero, and how Senator Inouye funded programs for youth that are run by the National Guard.

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