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Gretchen Nairn Ranke Collection

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Gretchen Nairn Ranke Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Gretchen Nairn Ranke
State of Birth:
AZ
Home State:
AZ
Gender
Female
Race
White

War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1989-2009
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
452nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron; Critical Care Air Transport Team
Location of Service
March Air Reserve Base, California; Somalia; Cairo, Egypt; Kenya; Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Desert Storm, Operation Southern Watch, Operation Restore Hope
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a flight nurse and flew critically injured soldiers from Iraq to Germany.

War or Conflict
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Air Force
Location of Service
Baghdad, Iraq; Qatar; Balad, Iraq; Kuwait
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Contributor:
Robert Grant
Contributor:
Matt Hooten
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Brophy College Preparatory
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89602
Subjects:
Ranke, Gretchen Nairn
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Gretchen Nairn Ranke Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89602), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-06-01
 

 

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