Oral history interview with Danilo Egudin. Interview conducted by Pedro Marrero Acevedo in Trevor Colborn Hall at UCF, Orlando, Florida on November 11, 2018.
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
Place of Birth
White - Hispanic
War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War
Begin/End date of Service - 1st
Entrance into Service
Branch of Service
Unit of Service
Location of Service
Germany; Saudi Arabia; Kuwait; Iraq
Sergeant First Class; SFC
Prisoner of War
Service Related Injury
Operation Desert Shield; Operation Desert Storm
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
The veteran's package in Special Collections at UCF includes photos.
City of Birth
Country of Birth
Location of Interview
Trevor Colburn Hall, University of Central Florida
Egudin, Danilo; Persian Gulf War Era, 1990-2003 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Army
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
Length of Interview
Department of History, University of Central Florida
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Central Florida, RICHES of, "Egudin, Danilo interview" (2018). Veterans Oral Histories. 611.