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Description

Oral History interview of Margaret Barche. Interview conducted by Munoz, Sebastian at Windermere, FL.

Log

0:30 Early life and Background; 2:55 Enlisted with Navy; 3:58 Entering Boot Camp; 6:00 First week Conditioning; 9:00 Living Situation on Base; 11:14 Feminine Hygeine Products in Boot Camp; 12:37 Daily Life on Base; 13:50 The Grinder; 15:39 Gets a case of Heat Exhaustion; 17:50 Chow Hall; 19:48 Social Life on Boot Camp; 21:05 Classes in Boot Camp; 22:00 Conversation diverts to PTSD; 23:13 Personal experience with Florida; 23:38 Talks of lack of contact with family; 25:00 Interviewer messes up; 26:15 Talks on not liking running; 26:50 Swimming; 29:30 Getting used to boot camp life; 30:10 Moment in boot camp that stuck out; 32:45 Liberty during boot camp; 33:00 Hair; 34:26 Honor Company; 35:40 Athletic competition between recruit companies; 38:00 Smoking; 38:30 Last Day of Boot Camp; 39:50 Advanced Training; 41:00 First Duty Station: Portsmouth Naval Hospital; 42:07 Advanced Lab School, Does not pass; 42:35 The USS Frank Cable; 42:40 Meets Husband; 43:00 End of Interview.

Date of Birth

1961-12-29

Place of Birth

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Gender

Female

Race

Unknown

Home State

Pennsylvania

War or Conflict

Post Cold-War Era

Status

Veteran

2007-11-18

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

Naval Hospital Portsmouth; USS Frank Cable AS40

Location of Service

Charleston (S.C.)

Highest Rank

Chief Petty Officer; CPO

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Medals

Marksmanship Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal

Achievements

Please see video.

City of Birth

Philadelphia

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Munoz, Sebastian

Interview Date

Fall 10-13-2016

Location of Interview

Windermere, Florida

Subjects

Barche, Margaret E.; Post Cold-War Era -- Personal Narratives; Women and the military -- United States; United States. Navy

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

Munoz, Sebastian

Length of Interview

43 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 & University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview

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