Oral History Interview with Francis B. Lufkin #1 1984 June 7 (Side A)
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Francis Lufkin discusses his 40-year career with the U.S. Forest Service which includes being one of the first smokejumpers as well as an equipment developer trainer and base manager of the North Cascades Smokejumper Base. He describes the many changes in the program during his tenure in terms of training and equipment. Lufkin also reminisces about the camaraderie among the smokejumpers with whom he served.