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Edward Thomas Humbel Collection

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Edward Thomas Humbel Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Edward Thomas Humbel
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
MO
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1972-2001
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Detroit (AOE 4); USS Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG 7)
Location of Service
Great Lakes, Illinois; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Lenexa, Kansas; Cheyenne, Wyoming; Charleston, South Carolina; Atlantic Ocean; Norway; Spain; Mediterranean Sea; France; Italy; Greece; Turkey; Caribbean Sea; St. Thomas; Puerto Rico; Cuba; Jacksonville, Florida; Wichita, Kansas
Highest Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a storekeeper on active duty from 1972 to 1975; Navy Reserve from 1975 to 1984; then returned to active duty from 1984 to 2001.

War or Conflict
Afghan War, 2001-
Military Status
Civilian
Dates of Service
2001-2006
Location of Service
Bagram, Afghanistan; Wichita, Kansas
Service History Note
The veteran worked as a civilian for the Air Force in Wichita, Kansas from 2001 to 2004. He worked for L-3 Vertex that was working for the Army at Bagram, Afghanistan and Kirkuk, Iraq from 2005 to 2006.

War or Conflict
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Military Status
Civilian
Location of Service
Kirkuk, Iraq

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Peggy Sowders
Contributor:
David Jackson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Jackson County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/87192
Subjects:
Humbel, Edward Thomas
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Afghan War, 2001---Personal Narratives
L-3 Vertex--Personal Narratives
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal Narratives
L-3 Vertex--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Edward Thomas Humbel Collection
(AFC/2001/001/87192), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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