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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 Era, 1990-2001
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:
Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present
Status:
Veteran
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Air Force
Location of Service:
Baghdad, Iraq; Qatar; Balad, Iraq; Kuwait
Battles/Campaigns:
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Highest Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War:
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Robert Grant
Contributor:
Matt Hooten
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Brophy College Preparatory
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89602
Subjects:
Ranke, Gretchen Nairn
Persian Gulf War Era, 1990-2001--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present--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:   9/12/2014

 

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