Christopher Spurrier, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by John C. Worsencroft, 18 March 2010

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Title Christopher Spurrier, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by John C. Worsencroft, 18 March 2010
Alternative Title No. 718 Christopher Spurrier
Creator Spurrier, Christopher
Contributor Worsencroft, John C., 1981-
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2010-03-18
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Date Digital 2015-07-08
Spatial Coverage Kuwait, ; Iraq, ; Utah, United States,
Subject Spurrier, Christopher--Interviews; Veterans--Utah--Biography; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Veterans--United States--Biography; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Participation, American
Description Transcript (26 pages) of an interview by John C. Worsencroft with Provo native and Iraq War veteran Christopher Spurrier on 18 March 2009. Part of the Iran and Afghanistan War Veterans oral history project, tape IA-37
Abstract Mr. Spurrier was born in Provo, Utah. He discusses his family. He joined the National Guard in Utah while in high school. He describes his boot camp experiences at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He was assigned to be a combat engineer with the Utah National Guard’s 1457th Engineer battalion, Headquarters Company. He relates his experiences with his unit, including working during the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, and how the atmosphere changed after 9/11.Mr. Spurrier also describes his call up for deployment and preparation at Fort Lewis, Washington, starting in February 2003. He arrived in Kuwait in April 2003. His unit drove in a convoy to Baghdad, which he describes. He worked supplying the 1st Armored and the 3rd Infantry Divisions. He describes the working and living conditions during that time, and was in country approximately one year.He talks about returning home and reenlisting for another six-year term.Project: Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans. Interviewer: John C. Worsencroft
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Digital Image © 2015 Utah State Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya; Halima Noor
Metadata Cataloger Daniel Patterson; Matt Brunsvik; Anna Neatrour; Ken Rockwell; Patrick Miller
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display.
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Topic Veterans; Iraq War (2003-2011)
Setname uum_elc
Date Created 2015-11-10
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 838835
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