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Holly R. Harrison Collection

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Holly R. Harrison Collection

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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
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1991-?
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Coast Guard
Unit of Service
USCGC Aquidneck (WPB 1309); USCGC Kiska (WPB 1336); USCGC Storis (WMEC 38)
Location of Service
Manama, Bahrain; Khawr Abd Allah River; Al Faw Peninsula; Khawr Al Amaya; Mina Al Baker Oil Terminals; Kodiak, Alaska; Hilo, Hawaii; Washington, DC; Yorktown, Virginia; Charleston, South Carolina
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The 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).

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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.
Iraq War, 2003-2011--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: 2015-03-09
 

 

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