John Reed, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by John C. Worsencroft, November 2, 2009: Saving the Legacy tape no. IA-18

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Title John Reed, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by John C. Worsencroft, November 2, 2009: Saving the Legacy tape no. IA-18
Alternative Title John Reed, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Reed, John, 1951-
Contributor Worsencroft, John C., 1981-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2009-11-02
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Kuwait; Iraq
Subject Reed, John, 1951- --Interviews; Veterans--Utah--Biography; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal narratives, American
Description Transcript (58 pages) of an interview by John C. Worsencroft with John Reed on November 2, 2009. From tape number IA-18 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Reed (b. 1951) was born in San Antonio, Texas. He discusses his family and recalls his experiences at Occidental College during the Vietnam War, his feelings and thoughts about the war, and serving in the military. He joined the Army Reserves in 1982, drilling with a unit out of Santa Barbara, California, until his move to Inactive Reserves in 1995. In 2000, he and his family moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he returned to active status when he joined the 96th Regional Readiness Command at Fort Douglas as historian with the 96th Infantry Division Association. In April 2007 he was deployed to Iraq. He discusses the impact of his deployment on himself and his family. He received Military Transition Team Training (MITT) at Fort Riley. His unit arrived in-country in July. He served with the 104th Training command, working with the Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq (MNSTC-1), assisting with Iraqi reconstruction projects. He describes his activities, experiences and duties in Iraq, including his travel through the region with reconstructions inspectors to project sites. He was released from duty after nearly nine months of service in Iraq. He describes the thoughts, feelings, and challenges associated with his return home. John retired as a lieutenant colonel in the Army. He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Utah. Interviewed by John C. Worsencroft. 58 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 58 pages
Language eng
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Jeremy Myntti; Ken Rockwell
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s6vx2jng
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; Iraq War (2003-2011)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1035034
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