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Joseph Valentino Medina Collection

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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
Military 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
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Medina was stationed at Headquarters, US European Command starting in 2/1998.

War or Conflict
Kosovo, 1999
Military Status
Veteran
Unit of Service
Headquarters, US European Command (EUCOM)
Location of Service
Germany; Kosovo
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present
Military 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
Service Related Injury
None
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
Contributor:
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: 2014-06-27
 

 

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