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Holly R. Harrison Collection

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Holly R. Harrison Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Holly R. Harrison
State of Birth:
AZ
Home State:
SC
Gender
Female
Race
White
Note
Veteran is the first woman in US Coast Guard history to earn the Bronze Star.

War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1991-?
Branch of Service
Coast Guard
Unit of Service
USCGC Aquidneck (WPB 1309); USCGC Kiska (WPB 1336); USCGC Storis (WMEC 38)
Location of Service
Kodiak, Alaska; Hilo, Hawaii; Washington, DC; Manama, Bahrain; Khawr Abd Allah River; Al Faw Peninsula; Khawr Al Amaya; Mina Al Baker Oil Terminals; Yorktown, Virginia; Charleston, South Carolina
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran is the first female in the history of the US Coast Guard to earn the Bronze Star Medal for her service as Coast Guard cutter commander in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

War or Conflict
Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Coast Guard
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
Unknown

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [3 items] -- Photographs
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
Kathleen Scott
Contributor:
Margaret Reborchuk
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation, Inc. (WIMSA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/46660
Subjects:
Harrison, Holly R.
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
United States. Coast Guard.
Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present--Personal Narratives
United States. Coast Guard.
Cite as:
Holly R. Harrison Collection
(AFC/2001/001/46660), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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