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John Curtis Burns Collection

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John Curtis Burns Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Curtis Burns
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Panama--History--American Invasion, 1989
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1980-2007
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
The Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Hawaii; Germany; Panama
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Just Cause
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Operation Allied Force, 1999
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1980-2007
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Task Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Kosovo
Location of Service
Kosovo
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Joint Guardian
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as the commander of Task Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Kosovo from 06/1999 to 12/1999.

War or Conflict
Afghan War, 2001-
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1980-2007
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Coalition Forces Land Component Command, 3rd Army; Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division; 25th Infantry Division; 82nd Airborne Division; 101st Airborne Division
Location of Service
Afghanistan
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as chief of operations for the Coalition Force Land Component Command (CFLCC) from 01/2003 to 07/2004.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1980-2007
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
25th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Cambodia
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran led an Aviation Task Force for POW-MIA recovery operations in Cambodia.

War or Conflict
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
Kuwait; Iraq
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Alexis Rittenberger
Interviewer:
Jeffery Brunner
Contributor:
Jeffery Brunner
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Washington & Jefferson College, U. Grant Miller Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80553
Subjects:
Burns, John Curtis
Panama--History--American Invasion, 1989--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Operation Allied Force, 1999--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Afghan War, 2001---Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
John Curtis Burns Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80553), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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