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Randal W. Smith Collection

Randal W. Smith Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Randal W. Smith
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1976-2001
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
32nd Armored Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Armored Division; 6th Cavalry Brigade (Air Combat); 49th Armored Division; 40th Infantry Division; 185th Armor Regiment, 40th Infantry Division (Mechanized)
Location of Service
Fort Knox, Kentucky; Germany; Fort Rucker, Alabama; Fort Hood, Texas; California
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served in the 49th Aviation Brigade, 503rd Combat Aviation Battalion; 17th Cavalry Regiment; Army Reserve; 1st Training Brigade; 41st Company, 4th Battalion, US Army Aviation Center; Texas Army National Guard; and California Army National Guard. The veteran served as a tank commander, helicopter crew chief, senior line chief, and was an honor graduate from the US Army Helicopter Repair School.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Flash Drive [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Ethan Sullivan
Interviewer:
Fabian Saldano
Interviewer:
Jayda Nunley
Contributor:
Jerry McNerney
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/Jerry McNerney
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/102829
Subjects:
Smith, Randal W.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Randal W. Smith Collection
(AFC/2001/001/102829), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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