Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Patrick Greene. Interview conducted by Dull, Joshua at Orlando, FL.

Log

0:40 Birthplace; 0:51 Childhood; 1:23 Parents; 2:05 Family Service; 3:12 Why Join the Army; 4:47 Basic Training; 5:49 Drill Sergeants; 7:15 Advanced Training; 8:51 Telecommunications Specialist; 10:47 Ludwigsburg (Germany); 12:42 Living Abroad; 13:13 Responsibilities; 14:27 Cold War; 15:07 Baader-Meinhof Terrorists; 17:15 Being on Alert; 18:21 Racial Tensions; 20:25 Special Assignments; 21:26 Sports; 22:53 Stuttgart (Germany); 25:16 Marksmanship Badge; 25:48 Weapons; 26:38 Medals and Citations; 27:27 Drug Problems; 33:48 Leadership; 37:28 Leaving the Army; 38:39 Returning Stateside; 38:55 Civilian Life; 41:16 Daily Life; 42:22 Impact of Military Service; 43:45 Professional Projects; 46:27 Closing Comments; 49:21 End of Interview.

Date of Birth

1958-01-13

Place of Birth

Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Florida

War or Conflict

Cold War Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1978-03-01

1981-03-01

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

307th Army Security Agency ASA

Location of Service

Ludwigsburg (Germany); Fort Gordon (Ga.); Stuttgart (Germany)

Highest Rank

Specialist

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

Yes

Medals

Marksmanship Medal

Achievements

Softball team won championship Badenburg and Burtenburg Germany.

Note

Broke ankle during athletics.

City of Birth

Ft. Lauderdale

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Dull, Joshua

Interview Date

Fall 10-25-2016

Location of Interview

Orlando, FL.

Subjects

Ludwigsburg (Germany); Fort Gordon (Ga.); Stuttgart (Germany)

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

Dull, Joshua

Length of Interview

50 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

MovingImage; Video

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

Fall


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