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William Michael Virrill Collection

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William Michael Virrill Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William Michael Virrill
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
VA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1977-1999
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Eagle Troop, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment; 1st Armored Division; 4th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Bamberg, Germany; Nuremberg, Germany; Amberg, Germany; Erlangen, Germany; Schwabach, Germany; Fort Knox, Kentucky; Fort Carson, Colorado; Fort Polk, Louisiana; Balkans; Alexandria, Virginia; Saudi Arabia; Iraq
Battles/Campaigns
Battle of 73 Easting, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Joint Endeavor
Highest Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served as a senior career advisor to Army Personnel Command, Enlisted Personnel Management Division. Also the veteran served as commandant of the United States Army NCO Academy.

War or Conflict
Peacekeeping forces--Bosnia and Hercegovina
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1977-1999
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Task Force Eagle; Cougar Squadron, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment
Location of Service
Camp Dobal, and Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Joint Guard, Operation Joint Endeavor
Highest Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] --
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
Kris Kokoneshi
Contributor:
Aimee Fulwider
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Freedom Middle School- SCOPE
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80886
Subjects:
Virrill, William Michael
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Peacekeeping forces--Bosnia and Hercegovina--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
William Michael Virrill Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80886), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2011-11-28
 

 

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