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Patrick Gavin Tadina Collection

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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
Military 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
Military 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
Military 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
Contributor:
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: 2012-04-09
 

 

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