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  • Subject is exactly " Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal narratives, American"
Go to Fernandez, Daniele (Interview outline and video), 2015 item page

Daniele Fernandez was born to Dominican immigrants in1977 in Brooklyn, New York. In 1997, hee enlisted in the Army and was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma for basic training and Fort Sam Houston, Texas for combat medic training. During his first…
Go to Kitchens, Herbert E (Interview outline and video), 2016 item page

Herb Kitchens was born on October 24, 1940, in Bauxite, Arkansas. Prior to joining the Army, he attended the Missionary Baptist Seminary in Little Rock, Arkansas, and served as a pastor for 12 years. He joined the Army as a chaplain in 1974. He was…
Go to Fernandez, Daniele (Interview outline and video), 2015 item page

Daniele Fernandez was born to Dominican immigrants in1977 in Brooklyn, New York. In 1997, hee enlisted in the Army and was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma for basic training and Fort Sam Houston, Texas for combat medic training. During his first…
Go to Vonk, James (Interview outline and video), 2010 item page

James Vonk of Grand Rapids, Michigan, left college in the late 1980s to enlist in the Marine Corps. He was sent to Okinawa, and was based there at the time of Desert Storm. His company was scheduled to go to Iraq, but the ground war ended so quickly…
Go to Urbancik, Matthew (Interview outline), 2011 item page

Matthew Urbancik joined the military because he wanted to work with electronics. He initially sought out the Navy but was declined, and later enlisted into the Air Force to become a jet mechanic. Matthew saw the benefits of retiring from the military…
Go to Schmehil, James (Interview outline and video), 2013 item page

James was born on February 25, 1963 in Virginia and grew up in an Air Force family. His father and his uncles all served in the Air Force, and when James graduated from high school, he too joined. He enlisted in July 1981 and left for basic…
Go to Pacino, Anthony (Interview outline and video), 2012 item page

Tony Pacino served in the U.S. Navy as a medical corpsman assigned to the Marine Corps from approximately 1992-1994. During his service, Tony served in Somalia in the early 1990s at the Port of Mogadishu. After his service, Tony was able to use his…
Go to Loucks, Avery (Interview outline and video), 2010 item page

Avery Loucks served in the US Navy between 1962 and 1966, and remained in the Reserves until 1993. He served with an aerial reconnaissance unit based in the Caribbean while on active duty, and was called up during Desert Storm in 1991.
Go to King, Donald, Jr.  (Interview outline and video), 2009 item page

Don King served in the Marine Corps during the Cold War and Gulf War years. He served overseas in the Philippines and Japan during his original tour in the early 1980s, as well as in the U.S. He joined the reserves and was mobilized for the Gulf War…
Go to Jarocki, Charles (Interview outline and video), 2007 item page

Charles Jarocki joined the United States Air Force in 1986 and was stationed in many different parts of the United States and Europe for eleven years. While in the Air Force, Charles received his Bachelors degree and his Masters degree in computer…
Go to Hawkins, Raymond Jr. (Interview outline and video) item page

Raymond Hawkins, Jr. was born on July 7, 1956 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His father was in the Navy and stationed in Puerto Rico at the time. Raymond went through ROTC while attending college at Michigan State University and was commissioned as 2nd…
Go to Hammond, Stephen (Interview outline and video), 2013 item page

Steve was born in Ionia, Michigan in 1964. He graduated from high school in 1982 and later joined the Army National Guard where he served as a telecommunications specialist. In 1997, Steve decided to switch to the Air National Guard because he…
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