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Alston Shepherd Kirk Collection

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Alston Shepherd Kirk Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Alston Shepherd Kirk
State of Birth:
AR
Home State:
TX
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1961-1994
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment and 3rd Engineer Battalion, 3rd Marine Division; Destroyer Squadron 6; Chaplain Resource Board
Location of Service
Naval Station, Washington, DC; Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River, Maryland; Quantico, and Norfolk, Virginia; Newport Rhode Island; Atlantic; Newfoundland, Canada; Iceland; Vietnam
Highest Rank
Captain
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran also served as Director of Plans, Policy, Programming, and Management in the Office of Chief of Chaplains; and as Staff Chaplain for Naval Systems Commands.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Hi-8/Digital 8 [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
Brittany Bauer
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/47642
Subjects:
Kirk, Alston Shepherd
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Alston Shepherd Kirk Collection
(AFC/2001/001/47642), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2013-02-22
 

 

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