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Rhonda Cornum Collection

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Rhonda Cornum Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Rhonda Scott Cornum
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
KY
Note:
For additional information see "She Went to War: The Rhonda Cornum Story," by Rhonda Cornum and Peter Copeland.
Gender:
Female
Race:
White
War or Conflict:
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1978-?
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
2nd Battalion, 229th Aviation Regiment
Location of Service:
Kuwait
Highest Rank:
Colonel
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
Veteran was captured when her helicopter was shot down on a search and rescue mission during the Persian Gulf War. Veteran is as of 6/4/2003 still serving in the Army.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Clippings [3 items] --Typewritten document
Video: DVCAM [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: Digital Betacam [1 item] --Digitized Copy
Interviewer:
Brad Winchester
Contributor:
Ivonne McDowell
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Department of Veterans Affairs, Public & Intergovernmental Affairs
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/19247
Subjects:
Cornum, Rhonda
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Rhonda Cornum Collection
(AFC/2001/001/19247), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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