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Raymond T. Burden, Jr. Collection

Raymond T. Burden, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Raymond T. Burden, Jr.
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
AZ
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
United Nations Operation in Somalia
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1970-2000
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
US Central Command (CENTCOM)
Location of Service
Somalia: Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Fort Wolters, Texas; Fort Rucker, Alabama; Korea; Fort Meade, Maryland; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Germany; Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Fort Lewis, Washington; Fort Hood, Texas; Washington, DC
Battles/Campaigns
First Battle of Mogadishu (Black Hawk Down)
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a pilot, becoming a Master Aviator. He retired as the Assistant Chief of the Medical Service Corps.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Digital File [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Interviewer:
Mark Franklin
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/122023
Subjects:
Burden Jr., Raymond T.
United Nations Operation in Somalia--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Raymond T. Burden, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/122023), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-07-21
 

 

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