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Kenneth Blair Zink Collection

Kenneth Blair Zink Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Kenneth Blair Zink
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1967-2007
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
405th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 177th Fighter Interceptor Group; 4780th Avionics Maintenance Squadron; New Jersey Air National Guard
Location of Service
Lackland Air Force Base, Texas; Perrin Air Force Base, Texas; Pomona, New Jersey; Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado; Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico; Clark Air Base, Philippines; Asia
Highest Rank
Master Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Location of Service
Da Nang, Vietnam
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Grenada--History--American Invasion, 1983
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Panama--History--American Invasion, 1989
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Southern Watch, Operation Desert Storm
Prisoner of War
No

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

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [1 item] -- Portrait
Interviewer:
Sheryl Collins
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80898
Subjects:
Zink, Kenneth Blair
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Grenada--History--American Invasion, 1983--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Panama--History--American Invasion, 1989--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Kenneth Blair Zink Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80898), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-25
 

 

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