Interview with Tommy McCalvin, 19 February 2011
 

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Waldrop, Nick and McCalvin, Tommy, “Interview with Tommy McCalvin, 19 February 2011,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed July 2, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/32641.


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Title

Interview with Tommy McCalvin, 19 February 2011

Description

Tommy McCalvin enlisted in the US Navy in 1988 and fought in the 17-day Gulf War aboard the USS Missouri. He was trained as a diesel mechanic and his job was to blow up sea mines. He left the military after four years and recommends that anyone who is interested in joining, go for two years at first.

Subject

Persian Gulf War, 1991
Veterans
McCalvin, Tommy
Personal narratives, American
United States
Interviews

Creator

Waldrop, Nick
McCalvin, Tommy

Rights

Copyright for the Veterans Oral History Project's audio and transcripts is held by Appalachian State University. These materials are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used.

Extent

12 pages

Language

English
English

Type

Sound

Interviewee

McCalvin, Tommy

Interviewer

Waldrop, Nick

Interview Date

2/19/2011

Duration

0:35:52

File name

2013_063_McCalvin_Tommy_interview
2013_063_McCalvin_Tommy_transcript

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