Streaming Media


Oral history interview of Scott Alan Pulford. Interview conducted by Gabrielle Cangelosi at Campus of Program Executive Office for Simulation.


1:03 Background and family; 2:00 Chose Army and reasons why; 5:00 Basic training at West Point; 12:03 Arrived in Kuwait; 13:31 Arrived in Mosul, Iraq; 15:04 Part of Stryker Brigade Combat team, Battle of Fallujah; 18:05 Part of the Battle of Mosul, Stryker Brigade Combat team; 21:07 Role in army infrastructure and technology; 25:01 Stryker vehicle description; 27:16 Explains battlefield effects from war; 27:57 Explains responsibilities as Colonel; 34:12 Airborne Badge; 37:12 Explains benefits of technology to keep in touch; 40:16 Came home, got a job affiliated with the Army; 41:31 Recognizes graduating West Point as fondest Army memory; 42:53 Sees sons upon arrival in U.S. from Iraq; 48:12 Explains how Army career has helped his life; 50:13 Explains importance of this project

Place of Birth

Madison (S.D.)




White - Non Hispanic

War or Conflict

Operation Iraqi Freedom

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Prisoner of War


Service Related Injury


Interview Date


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


Department of History, University of Central Florida


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.


University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type