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Patrick Gavin Tadina Collection

Patrick Gavin Tadina Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Patrick Gavin Tadina
State of Birth:
HI
Home State:
NC
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified

War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1962-?
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division; 173rd Airborne Long Range Reconnaissance Patrols (LRRP), 74th Infantry Detachment Long Range Patrol (LRP); Company N (Ranger), 75th Infantry
Location of Service:
Dominican Republic; Vietnam; Grenada
Highest Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran served as a company sniper in the Dominican Republic and a LRRP team leader in Vietnam. The veteran was the longest continuously serving Ranger during the Vietnam War.

War or Conflict:
Grenada--History--American Invasion, 1983
Status:
Veteran
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
82nd Airborne Division
Location of Service:
Grenada
Battles/Campaigns:
Operation Urgent Fury
Highest Rank:
Command Sergeant Major
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran served as the company First Sergeant.

War or Conflict:
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
?-1992
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
1st Infantry Division
Battles/Campaigns:
Operation Desert Storm
Highest Rank:
Command Sergeant Major
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran served as the brigade Command Sergeant Major.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] --Typewritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [1 item] --Portrait
Photograph: Digital print [43 items] --Photographs
Audio: CD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Audio: CD [1 item] --Reference copy
Interviewer:
Sarah Pellegrino
Contributor:
Bob Brennan
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Cape Fear Community College
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/82530
Subjects:
Tadina, Patrick Gavin
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Grenada--History--American Invasion, 1983--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Patrick Gavin Tadina Collection
(AFC/2001/001/82530), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 3/6/2014

 

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