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Benjamin Franklin Brenner Collection

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Benjamin Franklin Brenner Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Benjamin Franklin Brenner
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1956-1989
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
Naval Communications Station (NAVCOMMSTA) Adak; Commander, 6th Fleet (COMSIXTHFLT); USS Des Moines (CL 134); USS Saratoga (CVA 60); USS Forrestal (CVA 59); USS Roosevelt (CVA 42); Navy Reserve
Location of Service
Bainbridge, Maryland; Imperial Beach, California; Adak Island (Aleutian Islands); Atlantic City, New Jersey; Cheltenham, Maryland; Homestead, Florida; Norfolk, Virginia; Pensacola, Florida; Fort Meade, Maryland; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Rota, Spain; Japan; Mediterranean Sea
Battles/Campaigns
1958 Lebanon Crisis
Highest Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a communications technician (collection branch) and in the Navy Reserve Security Group (NR SECGRU). He served active duty from 05/1956 to 12/1959 and in Reserve from 09/1965 to 12/1989.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [9 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [1 item] -- Photographs
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [3 items] -- Portrait
Interviewer:
Sheryl Collins
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/94666
Subjects:
Brenner, Benjamin Franklin
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Benjamin Franklin Brenner Collection
(AFC/2001/001/94666), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-01-17
 

 

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