Veterans Oral Histories

Streaming Media

Document Type

Video

Interview Date

10-28-2012

Abstract

00:01 Name; 00:11 Age when enlisted; 0:48 Job skills; 01:47 Training; 03:00 Age when trained; 03:29 Timeline of training; 03:53 Age expectation and military life; 04:33 Intensity of training; 04:50 Training expectations; 06:25 Reserves status; 06:55 Reserve time commitment; 07:22 Called to war; 08:22 Deployment process; 10:18 Civilians on flight?; 10:33 Flight occupants; 10:50 Landing; 12:01 Departure reception; 13:26 Transferring from Kuwait; 15:09 Initial Iraq invasion; 16:31 Transition into Iraq; 17:31 Transporting supplies; 17:57 Supporting role; 18:37 Rebuilding projects; 20:08 Seeing action; 22:39 Using weaponry; 24:35 Military check-ups; 25:45 Chain of command; 27:25 I.E.D.s; 29:41 Conflict Paranoia; 32:43 It's a part of you; 33:31 Acquaintances in extreme situations; 35:46 Experience in Baghdad; 37:27 Something always at your back; 38:53 Iraqi acceptance; 40:30 Friction with Iraqi civilians; 42:31 Relationship with lraqis; 44:03 Exiting the theater of war; 48:40 Dragging conflict; 50:09 News sources; 53.22 The return home.

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