Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Adela Martinez. Interview conducted by Kelley, Tyler at Orlando, FL.

Log

0:27 Birthplace; 0:33 Childhood; 0:51 Siblings; 1:34 Family Service; 1:41 Parents; 2:00 Education; 2:34 Why Join the Army; 3:50 Interest In the Military; 5:08 Family Reaction; 5:41 Basic Training; 6:35 Routine Day; 7:38 Valuable Skills; 8:27 Drill Sergeants; 9:33 Obstacle Course; 10:48 Advanced Training; 11:33 Lackland Air Force Base; 12:24 Airborne School; 13:08 Key West; 14:03 Fort Bliss, Kuwait; 20:26 Pentagon Policies; 22:17 First Impressions; 23:55 Camp Doha; 25:04 Start of the War; 27:51 Lack of Worry; 29:06 Bathroom Story; 31:30 Assignment; 33:52 Recreation; 35:30 Contacting Home; 36:30 Battle of Nasiriya; 38:28 Medals and Citations; 39:10 British Pilot Story; 42:00 Active Duty Release; 44:01 Camp Doha (Continued); 45:09 Leaving the Army; 46:12 Civilian Life; 48:39 College, Crime Analyst; 49:53 Keeping In Touch; 50:18 Reception; 50:52 Closing Comments; 51:13 End of Interview.

Date of Birth

1966-02-28

Place of Birth

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Gender

Female

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

California

War or Conflict

Operation Iraqi Freedom

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1986-01-28

2005-08-05

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

32nd AAMDC

Location of Service

Lackland Air Force Base (Tex.); Fort Bliss (Tex.); Camp Doha (Kuwait)

Highest Rank

Sergeant First Class; SFC

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Combat Action Badge; Good Conduct Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal

Achievements

See video for details.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

Los Angeles

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Kelley, Tyler

Interview Date

Fall 12-8-2016

Location of Interview

Orlando, FL.

Subjects

Martinez, Adela; Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal Narratives; Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present -- Personal Narratives; Women and the military -- United States; United States. Army

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

Kelley, Tyler

Length of Interview

52 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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