Owens, Philip James (Interview outline and video), 2015

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Owens, Philip James (Interview outline and video), 2015

Description

Phil Owens was born in 1984 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He enlisted to the Marines and undertook boot camp in San Diego, California. After graduating in 2003 he was educated for supply operations and administration at Camp LeJune in Jacksonville, North Carolina. His role involved training, keeping track of inventory and serial numbers of gear, and budgeting. Additionally he trained to use specialized weapons in machine gunner school such as the MK19 grenade launcher and the M240. Owens returned to the 3rd Marines battalion in California before being sent on two tours of duty to Iraq. From 2004 to 2005 he was situated in Fallujah where the Second Battle of Fallujah was taking place. The second tour was located in Haditha Iraq. In 2008 he was honorably discharged from the Marines and continues to participate in a variety of groups for war veterans and working as a clinical athletic trainer.

Date

2015-05-24

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Contributor

Houser, Bryce (Interviewer)
Caledonia High School (Caledonia, Mich.)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_OwensP1827V

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video/x-m4v
application/pdf

Type

Text
Moving Image

Citation

Owens, Philip James, “Owens, Philip James (Interview outline and video), 2015,” Digital Collections, accessed January 17, 2022, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/40687.
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