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Joseph Valentino Medina Collection

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Joseph Valentino Medina Collection

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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 Hercegovina
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
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was stationed at Headquarters, US European Command starting in 02/1998.

War or Conflict
Operation Joint Guardian, 1999-
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
Headquarters, US European Command (EUCOM)
Location of Service
Germany; Kosovo
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
2003-?
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
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
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Highest Rank
Brigadier General
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was assigned as Commander, Task Force 58 (CTF 58) and Commander, Task Force 79 (CTF 79)

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 Hercegovina--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Operation Joint Guardian, 1999---Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Joseph Valentino Medina Collection
(AFC/2001/001/28619), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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