Veterans Oral Histories

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Document Type

Video

Interview Date

3-29-2013

Abstract

0:00 Introduction; 0:25 Growing up; 1:05 Reasons for joining the army; 2:20 Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS); 3:38 Basic Training; 7:25 Advanced Individual Training (AIT); 9:15 Feelings on being deployed; 10:30 First duty station: Ft. Stuart; 11:50 Bosnia; 13:48 Joint patrols in Bosnia; 15:20 Coming home; 16:05 Deploying to Kuwait; 17:30 Impression of Kuwait; 18:15 Waiting for the "go ahead; " 19:30 Advancing into Iraq; 20:45 Experience going into Baghdad; 22:45 Station in Baghdad; 23:40 Camp Marlboro; 24:40 Duties in Baghdad; 26:20 Overall experience in Iraq; 28 Iraqi police; 29:26 Coming back to the United States; 30:45 Finding out about second deployment; 31:58 Feelings of being a leader; 33:00 South Korea; 33:45 Second deployment to Iraq; 35:08 Second experience in Kuwait; 35:33 Station in Iraq; 36:50 Mission for the unit; 38:38 Scariest moments; 44:24 Impressions of Iraqi civilians; 45:29 Coming back to the United States and retirement; 47:34 Final remarks.

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