Northrup, Mark (Interview transcript and video), 2019

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Title

Northrup, Mark (Interview transcript and video), 2019

Description

Mark Northrup was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1957. He graduated high school in 1975 and attended St. Olaf College in Minnesota before opting to enlist into the Coast Guard for its Officer Candidate School. Northrup attended the OCS program in Yorktown, Virginia, before being commissioned in March of 1981. For his first assignment, he was sent to Duluth, Minnesota, to serve on an icebreaking buoy tender. Northrup also served tours in Okinawa, Japan, as a commanding officer of a long range navigation station, a pollution officer and Vessel Traffic Systems Watch Officer out of Puget Sound in Washington, and as an executive officer on a buoy tender out of Ketchikan, Alaska, where he bacame captain of his ship. Northrup left the service in 1994 and began a career in manufacturing, predominantly automotive, and electronics manufacturing.

Date

2019-02-14

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives, 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI, 49401.

Contributor

Smither, james (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_NorthrupM2294V

Format

video/mp4
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Northrup, Mark B., “Northrup, Mark (Interview transcript and video), 2019,” Digital Collections, accessed December 6, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/45522.
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