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Gregory Dimitri Gadson Collection

Gregory Dimitri Gadson Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Gregory Dimitri Gadson
State of Birth:
VA
Home State:
VA
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
Peacekeeping forces--Bosnia and Hercegovina
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Chief of Operations, Multinational Division North
Location of Service
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Joint Forge
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
5th Battalion, 18th Field Artillery, III Corps; 82nd Airborne Division; 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment; 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment; 2nd Battalion, 11th Field Artillery
Location of Service
Alexandria, Virginia; Fort Shafter, Hawaii; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as Special Assistant to the Commanding General, United States Army Pacific. He was injured by a roadside bomb attack in Baghdad.

War or Conflict
Afghan War, 2001-
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division; 75th Field Artillery Brigade, 25th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division
Location of Service
Afghanistan
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1989-2014
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment
Location of Service
Saudi Arabia
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Daryl Williams
Contributor:
Judith Durand
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
DAJDPR / New York Institute of Technology
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/106924
Subjects:
Gadson, Gregory Dimitri
Peacekeeping forces--Bosnia and Hercegovina--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Afghan War, 2001---Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Gregory Dimitri Gadson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/106924), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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