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Description

Oral history interview with Danilo Egudin. Interview conducted by Pedro Marrero Acevedo in Trevor Colborn Hall at UCF, Orlando, Florida on November 11, 2018.

Log

0:42 Birthplace; 1:00 Family; 2:38 Life in Panama; 3:28 Education While Growing up; 4:18 Life Prior to Joining the Army; 6:26 Why Choose the Army; 7:34 Family's Reaction; 8:16 Boot Camp; 11:05 Panama under General Noriega; 15:27 Military Pre and Post 9/11; 20:30 Time in Germany; 22:10 Time in Saudi Arabia & Kuwait; 23:55 Time in Iraq; 25:07 Bronze Star; 28:40 Combat Action; 29:06 Most Memorable Experience on Leave; 30:43 Inspector General Duties; 34:49 Communications with Family; 35:54 Why Leave the Military; 37:42 After leaving the Service; 38:57 Adaptation into Civilian Life; 39:55 Meeting Wife; 40:39 Keeping in Touch with Veterans Served With; 42:13 Applying Military Training to Civilian Life; 43:48 Veteran Organizations; 44:14 Anything Else and Closing Statement.

Date of Birth

1959-09-13

Place of Birth

Panama (Panama)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Hispanic

Home State

NA

War or Conflict

Persian Gulf War

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1979-03-31

2014-11-30

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

Unknown

Location of Service

Germany; Saudi Arabia; Kuwait; Iraq

Highest Rank

Sergeant First Class; SFC

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

Yes

Battles

Operation Desert Shield; Operation Desert Storm

Medals

Bronze Star; Meritorious Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Army Reserve Achievement Medal; National Defense Service Medal with 2 Mobilization Devices; Global War on Terrorism Medal; Non-Commissioned Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbons; Armed Forces Reserve Medal

Achievements

Inspector General

Note

The veteran's package in Special Collections at UCF includes photos.

City of Birth

Panama City

Country of Birth

Panama

Interviewer

Marrero, Pedro

Interview Date

Fall 11-9-2018

Location of Interview

Trevor Colburn Hall, University of Central Florida

Subjects

Egudin, Danilo; Persian Gulf War Era, 1990-2003 -- 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

Marrero, Pedro

Length of Interview

46 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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