Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Jeffrey Clark. Interview conducted by Barnes, Mark at Shriners Temple- Maitland, FL.

Log

0:00 Introduction; 0:30 Biographical/ background information; 2:54 Decision to join the U.S. Navy; 4:03 Boot Camp NTC Orlando; 4:52 Naval Training; 5:50 Boot Camp Experience; 10:35 Naval training and assignments following boot camp; 13:50 Experiences - apprenticeship versus boot camp differences; 16:35 Living quarters on the base; 17:25 Types of training schools offered on the base; 21:15 Ship board duties and experiences; 23:25 Experiences after leaving the Navy; 26:15 Lasting memories of the Navy; 28:00 Returning to Orlando and changes to the area; 31:05 Legacy of NTC Orlando.

Date of Birth

1968-01-31

Place of Birth

Hartford (Conn.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Connecticut

War or Conflict

Cold War Era

Status

Veteran

Dates of Service

1985-1989

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

Bootcamp/ Apprenticeship Training at Orlando Naval Training Center; USS Richard E. Byrd DDG-23

Location of Service

Unspecified

Highest Rank

Signalman 3rd Class Petty Officer; SM3

Begin date of Service

1985-02-01

End date of Service

1989-02-28

Medals

Sea Service Deployment; Coast Guard Meritorious Commendation

Achievements

See the video

City of Birth

Orlando

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Barnes, Mark

Interview Date

Spring 5-6-2014

Location of Interview

Shriners Temple- Maitland, FL

Subjects

Clark, Jeffrey E.; Cold War -- Personal Narratives; United States. Navy

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 collaborativeendeavor 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.

Contributor Affiliation / Organization

1964

Length of Interview

33 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

MovingImage, Video, Sound, Audio

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/SpecialCollections/

Repository

University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview

Semester

Spring

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