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Description

Oral History interview of Scott Kidd. Interview conducted by Barnes, Mark at University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

Log

0.01 Introduction; 0:41 Biographical information; 3:03 Boot camp experience; 6:24Coming to NTC Orlando; 8:47 First Impression of Orlando; 10:08 Responsibilities as a RTC Commander; 12:32 Recruit Life; 18:13 Classes attended by recruits; 20:05 Training of male and female recruits; 26.36-31:42 Features of the base; 32:50 Additional training offered on the base; 33:21 School Nuclear Power; 36:30 Simulation development; 38:48 Assignment after NTC Orlando; 39:55 Return to Central Florida; 40:43 Thoughts on closer of NTC Orlando; 42:04 Legacy of NTC Orlando; 44:17 Lone Sailor Memorial; 46:37-46.37 Final question.

Date of Birth

1956-11-12

Place of Birth

Richland (Wash.)

Gender

Male

Home State

Washington

War or Conflict

Persian Gulf War

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1983-02-01

1994-06-30

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

Recruit Training Center, Orlando, FL; USS Ponce LPD-15; USS Niagara Falls AFS-3; USS Iowa

Highest Rank

Chief Petty Officer; CPO

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Unspecified

Battles

Navy Achievement Medal; Navy Commendation Medal

Medals

Unspecified

Achievements

Recruit Company Commander

Note

MBA Georgetown

City of Birth

Richland

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Barnes, Mark

Interview Date

2-12-2014

Location of Interview

University of Central Florida Orlando, FL.

Subjects

Kidd, Scott; Persian Gulf War Era, 1990-2003 -- Personal Narratives; 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

Barnes, Mark

Length of Interview

47 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 and University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview

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