Streaming Media

Description

Oral history interview of Major John Adams. Interview conducted by Kevin Wathen at Army Reserve Headquarters.

Log

1:00 Reason for joining; 2:53 Anticipation before leaving; 5:00 Grandfather in Army; 10:00 Muslim tradition; 12:00 Tension in Iraq; 16:00 Hardest deployment; 17:54 Recreation activities; 18:00 Process being sent home; 19:50 Communication with family; 22:00 Being welcomed home

Date of Birth

August 1972

Place of Birth

Unspecified

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

NA

War or Conflict

Unspecified

Status

Veteran

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

Unspecified

Location of Service

Iraq

Highest Rank

Major MAJ

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Unspecified

Achievements

See the Video

Note

Not applicable

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Wathen, Kevin

Interview Date

12-1-2010

Subjects

Adams, John, United States. Army

Collection Description

Contains logs, audio and video recordings of interviews with Central Florida's veterans as part of a history class project for the students at the University of Central Florida (UCF). The UCF Community Veterans History Project(CVHP) started in fall 2010. It collects, preserves, and makes accessible to the public the experiences of Central Florida's veterans so that future generations will better understand the realities of conflict. It is a collaborative endeavor supported by multiple departments and offices at UCF. The veterans' histories are archived and made digitally available through the UCF library and selected materials are contributed to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Transcript

Not applicable

Contributor Affiliation / Organization

RICHES; University of Central Florida

Contributors

Not applicable

Length of Interview

55 minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

video / mp4 DVD

Rights

All rights are held by the respective holding institution. This material is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, (407) 823-2576. http://library.ucf.edu/about/departments/special-collections-university-archives/

Repository

University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview


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