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Robert J. McCarty Collection

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Robert J. McCarty Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert J. McCarty
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Panama--History--American Invasion, 1989
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1974-2008
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
177th Fighter Interceptor Group, New Jersey Air National Guard
Location of Service
Lakehurst Naval Air Station (NAS), New Jersey; Willow Grove Naval Air Station (NAS), Pennsylvania; Pomona, New Jersey; Panama
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Coronet Nighthawk
Highest Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard
Location of Service
New Jersey; Iraq
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation Southern Watch
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1969-1974
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
HMM-261 (Marine Medium Helicopter); HMH-773 (Heavy Helicopter Squadron); 4th Marine Air Wing (MAW)
Location of Service
Parris Island, South Carolina; Camp Geiger, North Carolina; New River, North Carolina; Memphis, Tennessee; Lakehurst, New Jersey; Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Highest Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [1 item] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Charlene Canale
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/98974
Subjects:
McCarty, Robert J.
Panama--History--American Invasion, 1989--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Robert J. McCarty Collection
(AFC/2001/001/98974), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-01-17
 

 

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