Petty, Chris Allen (Interview outline and video), 2015

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Title

Petty, Chris Allen (Interview outline and video), 2015

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

Chris Petty was born October 1969 in Cedar City, Utah, and was raised in Salt Lake City. He graduated high school in 1988 and enlisted in the Army a year later. He received advanced communications training and completed Airborne School. Chris was soon assigned to a Long Range Surveillance Company which would become part of the 82nd Airborne Division. He operated with this unit performing reconnaissance in Kuwait during Desert Storm, and later in South American countries for the War on Drugs. Chris was reassigned to South Korea, were he operated supply and logistics for a battalion stationed there for a year. He was reassigned to the newly formed 82nd Airborne Division, where he served about six years. He left the military for a while to spend time with family, then went back into the reserves. Chris' reserve unit was deployed to Iraq in support of the Striker Brigade, where he served for 16 months. After Iraq, Chris worked as a very successful recruiter for a few years, then retired from the military as a First Sergeant of a Military Police Company in South Bend, IN.

Date

2015-12-15

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_PettyC1911V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Text
Moving Image

Language

eng

Citation

Petty, Chris Allen, “Petty, Chris Allen (Interview outline and video), 2015,” Digital Collections, accessed June 27, 2022, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/41075.
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