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Elia Astrid Ortega Collection

Elia Astrid Ortega Collection

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Name:
Elia Astrid Ortega
 
 
Home State:
CA
Note:
Veteran was born in Merida, Mexico.
Gender:
Female
Race:
Hispanic
War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1966-1968
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Army Nurse Corps
Unit of Service:
Letterman Army Hospital; 36th Evacuation Hospital
Location of Service:
Presidio, California; Vung Tau, Vietnam
Battles/Campaigns:
Tet Offensive 1968
Highest Rank:
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The Veteran specialized in spinal cord injuries, orthopedics, burns, and post-operations.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Jennifer Dawes
Contributor:
Lynn Woolsey
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/Lynn Woolsey
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/81751
Subjects:
Ortega, Elia Astrid
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Nurse Corps.
Cite as:
Elia Astrid Ortega Collection
(AFC/2001/001/81751), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013

 

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