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Description

Oral History interview of Curt Sawyer. Interview conducted by Dunn, Robin at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla.

Date of Birth

1965-05-01

Place of Birth

San Francisco (Calif.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

California

War or Conflict

Persian Gulf War

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1986-06-30

1994-09-04

Entrance into Service

Commissioned

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

1-503 1st Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment

Highest Rank

First Lieutenant; 1LT

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Unspecified

Medals

Expert Infantryman Badge

Achievements

Graduated from Ranger School, Airborne School, Air Assault School and Rappelling School.

Note

Participated in Training Exercises with the French Foreign Legion in Corsica, France; Served during Gulf War era, but did not actually serve in the Gulf War due to being stationed in Korea.

City of Birth

San Francisco

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Dunn, Robin

Interview Date

11-13-2014

Location of Interview

University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla.

Subjects

Sawyer, Curt; Persian Gulf War Era, 1990-2003 -- Personal Narratives; 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.

Contributor Affiliation / Organization

RICHES; University of Central Florida

Contributors

Dunn, Robin

Length of Interview

40 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

Video; MovingImage

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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