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Joseph Valentino Medina Collection

Joseph Valentino Medina Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Joseph Valentino Medina
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
CA
Gender:
Male
Race:
Hispanic

War or Conflict:
Peacekeeping forces--Bosnia and Herzegovina
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1976-?
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Marine Corps
Unit of Service:
3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment; Headquarters, US European Command (EUCOM)
Location of Service:
California; Hawaii; Virginia; North Carolina; Okinawa, Japan; Italy; Germany; Bosnia
Highest Rank:
Colonel
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Medina was stationed at Headquarters, US European Command starting in 2/1998.

War or Conflict:
Kosovo, 1999
Status:
Veteran
Unit of Service:
Headquarters, US European Command (EUCOM)
Location of Service:
Germany; Kosovo
Prisoner of War:
No

War or Conflict:
Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
2003-?
Unit of Service:
3rd Marine Regiment; Expeditionary Strike Group Three (ESG 3); Task Force 58; Task Force 79; 3rd Marine Division
Location of Service:
Persian Gulf; Iraq
Highest Rank:
Brigadier General
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Medina was assigned as Commander, Task Force 58 (CTF 58) and CTF 79. As of 6/2007, Medina is still serving in the US Marine Corps.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: VHS [1 item] --Reference copy
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Transcription of video recording
Video: Digital Betacam [1 item] --Digitized Copy
Interviewer:
David Medina
Contributor:
Heather Waters
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Coronado Middle School
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/28619
Subjects:
Medina, Joseph Valentino
Peacekeeping forces--Bosnia and Herzegovina--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Kosovo, 1999--Personal Narratives

Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Joseph Valentino Medina Collection
(AFC/2001/001/28619), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013

 

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