Streaming Media

Description

Oral history interview of Mr. James H. Hughey. Interview conducted by Tyler Campbell at the Masonic Home in St. Petersburg, Florida on 03/22/2018.

Log

0:01 Introduction; 0:38 Birth and family life; 1:52 Education; 3:08 Moving to Cleveland; 3:40 Navy Boot Camp; 4:16 Advanced training in Oklahoma; 4:32 First impressions Rhode Island duty station; 5:34 Guantanamo Bay ordinance training; 5:55 Average training day; 7:04 Loading and unloading ordinance in Rhode Island; 8:24 More memories of Guantanamo Bay; 9:35 Leaving Guantanamo early to get married; 11:43 Transfer to Maine; 13:10 Old unit returned early due to accident; 13:31 Separating from the Navy; 14:29 Different job in Maine; 15:13 Meeting a doctor from hometown; 15:49 Acting in a play in Maine; 16:40 Free time while in the service; 17:42 Getting arrested in Ocala while on leave; 18:52 Working on Panther Jets; 19:20 Returning home after the Navy; 20:11 Post military education and teaching career; 22:19 Path to becoming a minister; 24:19 Different churches and missionary work; 25:48 Music involvement; 26:45 Different involvements around town; 27:55 Getting remarried; 29:01 Advice for anyone considering joining the military; 30:21 Life at the Masonic Home; 34:19 Conclusion.

Date of Birth

1931-03-19

Place of Birth

Olean (N.Y.)

Gender

Male

Race

Unknown

Home State

New York

War or Conflict

Korean War

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1952-02-23

1954-02-23

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

Unknown

Location of Service

Korea

Highest Rank

Second Lieutenant; 2LT

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Unknown

Achievements

Please see video

Note

The veteran was involved in Army Officer Candidate School (OCS).

City of Birth

South Ben

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Napier, Walter

Interview Date

Spring 4-25-2018

Location of Interview

Veteran's Residense in Winter Springs, Florida.

Subjects

Hughey, James H.; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal Narratives; 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

Napier, Walter

Length of Interview

33 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 & University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview

Semester

Spring


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