Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Francisco Burgos. Interview conducted by Ocampo, Jordan at University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL.

Log

0:30 Summary of Early Life events and service; 4:02 Family Life growing up; 5:39 Puerto Rican Heritage; 7:28 Getting involved in the Military; 8:17 Family military involvement; 9:10 First experiences with the service; 11:27 Training on the first days and first assignment; 13:33 Military achievements; 14:19 Memorable patients and emotional experiences; 17:28 Description of Walter Reed, Eglin and coworkers; 21:13 Daily life at the hospitals; 23:23 Humorous missing patient; 25:43 Friendships in the service; 26:30 End of service in the Air Force; 27:54 Awards; 28:28 What was gained from military service; 29:15 Post National Guard; 30:28 Return to Puerto Rico; 30:55 Move to Orlando; 31:15 Club involvement and activities; 33:10 Advice for prospective servicemen or women; 34:12 Last remarks and acknowledgements.

Date of Birth

1937-05-01

Place of Birth

Ponce (Puerto Rico)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Entrance into Service

Commissioned

Branch of Service

U.S. Air Force

Unit of Service

Medical

Location of Service

Bethesda (Md.); Eglin Air Force Base (Fla.)

Highest Rank

Colonel Col

Achievements

See the video

Country of Birth

Puerto Rico

Interviewer

Ocampo, Jordan

Interview Date

Spring 3-23-2015

Location of Interview

University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL

Subjects

Burgos, Francisco; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Air Force

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

Ocampo, Jordan

Length of Interview

35 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/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

Semester

Spring

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