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Alston Shepherd Kirk Collection

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
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
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.

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Type of Resource:
Video: Hi-8/Digital 8 [1 item] --Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] --Typewritten document
Interviewer:
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: 2/22/2013

 

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