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Description

Oral history interview of Mr. Michael Barton. Interview conducted by Brandon Nightingale at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida on February 28, 2019.

Log

0:50 Birth and Childhood; 1:08 Parents Occupation; 1:20 Education; 3:00 Choosing the Military; 6:29 Family Reaction; 7:48 Prior to Joining (Undergrad); 9:53 Why Air Force Reserve; 12:05 Basic Training; 15:49 Tech School; 20:02 Higher Education; 21:23 After Tech School; 24:08 Seasonal Training; 26:00 Come Home After Intake; 28:43 Working on a Masters Degree; 30:02 Family Support; 33:39 UCF and Military Life Balance; 33:55 Memorable Experiences; 37:37 Next Step; 38:37 Veterans Groups; 39:51 Applying Military to Civilian Life; 42:00 Advice.

Date of Birth

1993-02-18

Place of Birth

Gainesville (Fla.)

Gender

Male

Race

Black or African American

Home State

Florida

War or Conflict

Post Cold-War Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

2016-02-19

2019-02-22

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Air Force

Unit of Service

476th Fighter Group

Location of Service

Moody Air Force Base (Ga.)

Highest Rank

Senior Airman; SrA

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Unsung Hero Award

Achievements

See interview for details.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

Gainesville

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Nightingale, Brandon

Interview Date

Spring 2-28-2019

Location of Interview

University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Subjects

Barton, Michael; Post Cold-War Era -- Personal Narratives; United States. Air Force

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

Nightingale, Brandon

Length of Interview

44 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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