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Edward L. Michael Collection

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Edward L. Michael Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Edward L. Michael
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
WI
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1959-?
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Location of Service
Okinawa, Japan; Vietnam; Thailand; Camp Pendleton and Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Marine Corps Headquarters, Washington, DC
Highest Rank
Sergeant First Class
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served as a radio operator and played on the Marine Corps baseball team.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1981-?
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
Sheboygan, Wisconsin; Cincinnati, Ohio; Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served as a Drill Sergeant and as a Recruiter.

War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War Era, 1990-2001
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1990-1991
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio; McClellan AFB, California; Shuaiba, Kuwait
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm
Highest Rank
First Sergeant
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served in a transportation company.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Contributor:
Jared Kosmala
Contributor:
Nick Gasau
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Racine Lutheran High School
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/79690
Subjects:
Michael, Edward L.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Persian Gulf War Era, 1990-2001--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Edward L. Michael Collection
(AFC/2001/001/79690), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2011-09-08
 

 

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