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Elia Astrid Ortega Collection

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Elia Astrid Ortega Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Elia Astrid Ortega
 
 
Home State:
CA
Gender
Female
Race
Hispanic

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military 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
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran specialized in spinal cord injuries, orthopedics, burns, and post-operations.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: [1 item item] --Oral history interview
Contributor:
Elia Astrid Ortega
Contributor:
Jennifer Dawes
Contributor:
Lynn Woolsey
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/Lynn Woolsey
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.81751
Subjects:
Ortega, Elia Astrid
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Nurse Corps.
Cite as:
Elia Astrid Ortega Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.81751), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2/22/2013
 

 

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