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Description

Oral history interview with Joseph G. England. Interview conducted by George Holland and David Garber at Trevor Colburn Hall, UCF, 12796 Aquarius Agora Drive, Orlando, Florida on November 9, 2018.

Log

0:40 Family/Pre-service; 1:10 Why He Joined and What He Thought It'd Be Like; 04:00 Boot Camp; 6:55 First Years in Service; 9:20 What a Normal Day Looked Like; 12:10 What He Did on Leave; 12:45 Education After the Service; 15:15 Leaving the Service and Thoughts on His Time; 19:55 Maintaining Connections and If Anything Changed; 22:30 What He Is Researching in His Ph.D.; 23:05 His Current Occupation; 27:35 If He Worked With UCF; 28:50 Future Plans for His Occupation and Academics.

Date of Birth

1981-07-01

Place of Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

New York

War or Conflict

Post Cold-War Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

2004-04-04

2008-04-04

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Coast Guard Reserve

Unit of Service

USCGC Kodiak Island, St. Pete; Sector Jacksonville

Location of Service

St. Petersburg (Fla.); Jacksonville (Fla.)

Highest Rank

MST Second Class

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

None

Medals

Good Conduct Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Coast Guard Achievement Medal; Global War on Terrorism

Achievements

Oil transfer monitoring, OPA90 inspections, MTSA port inspections, pollution investigations.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

New York

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Holland, George; Garber, David

Interview Date

Fall 11-9-2018

Location of Interview

Trevor Colburn Hall, University of Central Florida

Subjects

England, Joseph G.; Post Cold-War Era -- Personal Narratives; United States. Coast Guard

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

Holland, George; Garber, David

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 & University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview


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