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Description

Oral History interview of Joshua Dull. Interview conducted by Williams, Rachel at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL.

Log

0:01 Introduction; 0:26 Early Childhood; 3:45 Basic Training; 6:15 Tech School; 7:09 Active duty/David-Monthan Air Force Base; 7:47 First Deployment - Qatar - Al Udeid Air Base; 9:20 First impression of Qatar; 10:07 Locals in Qatar; 12:09 Memorable day in Qatar/Leaving; 13:45 Second deployment - Afghanistan; 15:42 First impression of Afghanistan; 17:04 Operating cryogenics elements; 17:30 Memorable day in Afghanistan/movie night; 19:11 9/11 in Afghanistan; 20:52 Rocket attack response; 22:32 Funny story- sabotaging supervisor; 24:40 Feelings leaving Afghanistan; 25:58 Being in relationship while in Afghanistan; 27:49 Life after service; 29:45 Awards/medals earned for service; 31:18 Today's activities; 32:11 Working at the UCF VARC and helping veteran students; 32:42 How service has affected life.

Date of Birth

1987-06-10

Place of Birth

Melbourne (Fla.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Florida

War or Conflict

Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

2008-05-20

2013-05-19

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Air Force

Unit of Service

355 Logistics Readiness Squadron; 379 Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron; 455 Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron

Location of Service

Afghanistan; Horn of Africa

Highest Rank

Senior Airman; SrA

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Unspecified

Battles

East Africa Campaign; Operation New Dawn

Medals

Air Force Achievement Medal; Air Force Outstanding Unit Award; Air Force Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Air Force Longevity Service Award; Air Force Training Ribbon; NATO Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon

Achievements

Managed Bagram Cryogenics Element with little training; Augmented for Cargo Deployment Function for two exercises and one real like short notice deployment; Awarded Achievement Medal for support of both fuels and medical elements in Al Udeid.

Note

Awarded National Defense Medal with 1 Service Star; Awarded the USAF Expeditionary Service Ribbon with a Gold Border and 1 Oak Leaf Cluster.

City of Birth

Melbourne

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Williams, Rachel

Interview Date

11-13-2014

Location of Interview

the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL.

Subjects

Dull, Joshua R.; 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

Williams, Rachel

Length of Interview

35 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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