Interview with Lizette Busquets, October 5, 2017

Collection: UGA Student Veterans Oral History Project

Dublin Core

Description

Lizette Busquets served as a intelligence analyst in the United States Army during the Cold War. She discusses her identity as a Puerto Rican woman in the military, her early training, and a deployment to West Germany. Busquets addresses public misperceptions of the military and talks about her motivations for leaving the Army. She describes receiving her masters degree, working for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and being a military wife. Busquets also talks about the issues that women face in the military, the effects of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico, and her life as a student at the University of Georgia.

Date

2017-10-05

Identifier

RBRL423SVOH-021

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Location

Athens, Georgia

Duration

57 minutes



Citation

Lizette Busquets and Kate Dahlstrand, “Interview with Lizette Busquets, October 5, 2017,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 4, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL423SVOH/RBRL423SVOH-021.