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Peter William McGeory Collection

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Peter William McGeory Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Peter William McGeory
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
MD
Gender:
Male
Race:
White

War or Conflict:
Cold War
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1985-2010
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS LaSalle (AGF 3)
Location of Service:
Philippines; Bahrain; Norfolk, Virginia; Okinawa; London, England; San Diego, California; Millington, Tennessee; Bremerton, Washington; United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The Veteran served as a chaplain and was helping after the 3/1987 attack on the USS Stark (FFG 31) in the Persian Gulf while serving on the USS LaSalle.

War or Conflict:
Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present
Status:
Veteran
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Unit of Service:
USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70); Naval Academy
Location of Service:
Persian Gulf; United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
Battles/Campaigns:
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Highest Rank:
Captain
Prisoner of War:
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] --Reference copy
Interviewer:
Ryan Bressen
Contributor:
Christopher Hudson
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/70624
Subjects:
McGeory, Peter William
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, 2001-present--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Peter William McGeory Collection
(AFC/2001/001/70624), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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