Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Peter Cartwright. Interview conducted by McLaughlin, Thomas at University of Central Florida.

Log

0:35 Birthplace; 0:53 Childhood; 1:44 Family Service; 2:31 Family Reaction; 2:59 Education; 3:50 Boot Camp; 5:52 Twenty nine Palms, Communication Maintenance; 7:18 Camp Pendleton; 8:57 First Deployment (Afghanistan); 9:43 Camp Green Village; 10:21 Deployment Differences; 11:43 Second Deployment (Iraq); 13:08 Iraqi Police Dinners; 13:36 Favorite and Least Favorite Moments; 14:13 Friendship; 15:01 College Education; 16:01 Adjusting to College Life; 17:05 Veterans Affairs, Counseling; 18:00 Adjusting to Civilian Life; 18:41 Adjusting to Working Life; 19:55 Marine Corps Skills; 20:46 Veterans Affairs Internship; 21:33 Recognition of Service; 23:17 San Diego Recreation; 24:44 Deployment Recreation; 25:36 Relationships Outside MOS; 27:11 Proud to Be a Marine; 27:50 Advice to Those Who Join; 29:27 Closing Comments; 30:59 End of Interview.

Date of Birth

1986-09-16

Place of Birth

Madisonville (Ky.)

Gender

Male

Race

Unknown

Home State

Kentucky

War or Conflict

Operation Iraqi Freedom

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

2004-09-28

2009-09-28

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Marines

Unit of Service

1st Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR)

Location of Service

Camp Pendleton (Calif.); Iraq

Highest Rank

Corporal; Cpl

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Unspecified

Achievements

2nd and 3rd deployment was sole communications maintenance point of contact.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

Madisonville

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

McLaughlin, Thomas

Interview Date

Fall 11-22-2016

Location of Interview

University of Central Florida

Subjects

Cartwright, Peter A.; Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal Narratives; Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present -- Personal Narratives; United States. Marines

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

McLaughlin, Thomas

Length of Interview

31 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

Semester

Fall


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