Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Bradley Johnson. Interview conducted by Dull, Joshua at UCF.

Log

0:27 Birthplace; 0:40 Childhood; 0:51 Parents; 0:59 Family Service; 1:57 Why Join the Air Force; 2:29 Basic Training; 3:34 Operational Weather Squadron Training; 5:23 Yokota Air Base; 6:09 Average Day; 7:21 Recreation; 8:27 Transition; 9:38 Korean Forecasting; 10:01 Special Operations Weather Duty, Training; 11:25 SERE Training; 15:30 Deployment to Afghanistan; 16:06 Impressions of Afghanistan; 17:53 Returning Home; 19:03 Returning Stateside; 20:56 Wounded; 34:53 Extent of Injuries; 35:58 Leaving the Army; 36:40 Wife; 37:50 Civilian Life; 38:43 Daily Life; 39:12 Son; 39:40 High-Altitude Military Parachuting; 42:17 ZPU Anti-Aircraft Guns; 43:55 Russian Remnants; 47:40 Closing Comments; 48:16 End of Interview.

Date of Birth

1985-06-24

Place of Birth

Dallas (Tex.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Texas

War or Conflict

Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

2003-09-02

2013-09-14

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Air Force

Unit of Service

20th OWS, PACAF; 10th CWS Det. 1, 1st SFG; 10th CWS, AFSOC

Location of Service

Yokota Air Force Base (Japan); Fort Lewis (Wash.); Hurlburt Field (Fla.); Balad Air Base (Iraq); Chimkani (Afghanistan); Kandahar (Afghanistan); Shindand (Afghanistan)

Highest Rank

Staff Sergeant; SSgt

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

Yes

Medals

Air Force Commendation Medal with Valor; Army Commendation Medal

Achievements

Deployed mostly with MARSOC and Army SFG's so it encompassed more of CRP's and DA hits.

City of Birth

Dallas

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Dull, Joshua

Interview Date

Fall 10-20-2016

Location of Interview

UCF

Subjects

Johnson, Bradley; Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present -- 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

Dull, Joshua

Length of Interview

49 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

video/mp4; DVD; MTS

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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