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Orval Joseph Brownfield Collection

Orval Joseph Brownfield Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Orval Joseph Brownfield
State of Birth:
MT
Home State:
NV
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1967-1969
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
Location of Service
Fort Lewis, Washington; Fort Polk, Louisiana; Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Que Son Valley, Vietnam; Hue, Vietnam; Khe Sanh, Vietnam; A Shau Valley, Vietnam
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Pegasus, A Shau Valley, Parrot's Beak
Highest Rank
Specialist
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a M-60 machine gunner, rifleman, and squad leader.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Digital File [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Memoirs [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [13 items] -- Photograph
Interviewer:
Joe Galloway
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/115965
Subjects:
Brownfield, Orval Joseph
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Orval Joseph Brownfield Collection
(AFC/2001/001/115965), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2020-03-03
 

 

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