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Oral history interview of Luanie Lambey. Two interviews conducted by David Espinal via Zoom due to COVID-19 in Orlando, Florida on August 7, 2020 and 25, 2020. Interview topics include reasons for enlisting, boot camp, duties as a staff sergeant, duty stations with the First and Second Marines Logistics Group, 221st Calvary and 180 64th Transportation Co. Lambey also discusses experiences while training, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom, being injured and transitioning into the Army from the Navy.

Date of Birth



Video; MovingImage


Espinal, David

Interview Date

Spring 8-25-2020

Location of Interview

Virtual (Zoom) Orlando, Florida

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

Length of Interview

82 Minutes


Department of History, University of Central Florida




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University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type