Bilecki, Thomas G (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Title

Bilecki, Thomas G (Interview outline and video), 2014

Description

Tom Bilecki served in the Army National Guard in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. He did two tours, one in 2004 and another in 2012. He was stationed at Forward Operation Base Frontenac 26 miles north of Kandahar. He served as an operations sergeant in the command post helping plan missions and call in air support for units in the field. Once a month he accompanied patrols to nearby villages and helped distribute books and toys to Afghan children and also got an idea of what the Afghan civilians needed in the way of aid or supplies. After 17 and a half years in the Army National Guard he retired with rank of sergeant.

Coverage

2014-10-19

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Contributor

Neering, Grant (Interviewer)
Caledonia High School (Caledonia, Mich.)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

BileckiT1845V

Format

video/mp4
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-11-06

Citation

Bielecki, Thomas G., “Bilecki, Thomas G (Interview outline and video), 2014,” Digital Collections, accessed January 24, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29984.
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