Oral history interview of Sherman Perez. Interview conducted by Kelli Ordonia at University of Central Florida Library.
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
White - Non Hispanic
War or Conflict
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Begin/End date of Service - 1st
Entrance into Service
Branch of Service
Unit of Service
Bravo Company, 8th Battalion, 101st Brigade, 101st Air Assault Division
Location of Service
Private First Class; PFC
Prisoner of War
Service Related Injury
Army Commendation Medal; Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon; Army Service Ribbon; Air Assault Badge
See video for details.
Facilitated Mosul after a month of traveling, setting up camps and winnings the hearts and minds of the Iraqi's ; (92A) Automated Logistical Specialist/ Task Dependent for mission of the day/ Where-ever needed
City of Birth
Country of Birth
Location of Interview
University of Central Florida Library
Perez, Sherman A.; Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal Narratives; Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present -- Personal Narratives; United States. Army
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
Length of Interview
Department of History, University of Central Florida
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University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
UCF Community Veterans History Project
Central Florida, RICHES of, "Perez, Sherman A. interview" (2010). Veterans Oral Histories. 13.