Guillermo Morales, Marines (2013)

Guillermo Morales left his homeland of El Salvador at age fifteen and came to live with his mother in Revere, MA. He speaks about his reasons for joining the military of his adopted country, and how he chose to deal with being an El Salvadoran in the U.S. Marines Corps. Guillermo explains why he changed MOSs, and how he felt about his various posts at Quantico Marine Base in Virginia and Okinawa, Japan, as well as his deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.  His interview recounts an American dream of upward mobility, military discipline, and transition to civilian life.

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