Oudbier, Matthew (Interview transcript and video), 2017

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Oudbier, Matthew (Interview transcript and video), 2017

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Matthew Oudbier was born in Bremerton, Washington and grew up in a Marine Corps family. He entered the Delayed Entry Program in 2004 and went to Twentynine Palms, California, for its field radio operators course. Oudbier was then assigned to 1st Stinger Battery or 1st LAD in Futenma on Okinawa, Japan, before being deployed to Ramadi, Iraq, in 2007 where he was his company's radio operator and participated in heavy training. After reenlistment, Oudbier became first ANGLICO, returned to Iraq in 2008, and joined a support/logistics team. He also reenlisted for tours in the Gulf of Aden in 2009 and Sangin, Afghanistan in 2011 where he was assigned to the Georgian Army. After leaving the service, Oudbier got his Class A license and worked at the VA hospital in San Diego before moving back to Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Date

2017-06-15

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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_OudbierM2130V

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video/mp4
application/pdf

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Moving Image
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Language

eng

Citation

Oudbier, Matthew, “Oudbier, Matthew (Interview transcript and video), 2017,” Digital Collections, accessed December 6, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/45523.
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