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Edward William Gantt Collection

Edward William Gantt Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Edward William Gantt
State of Birth:
MD
Home State:
MD
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1969-1972
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
147th Assault Support Helicopter Company, 1st Aviation Brigade
Location of Service
Mekong Delta, Vietnam; Cambodia
Highest Rank
E-5
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a helicopter crew chief and door gunner.

War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1977-2003
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
Navy Recruit Training Command; VF-31 (Fighter Squadron), USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)
Location of Service
Mediterranean Sea; Indian Ocean; Persian Gulf; Pacific Ocean; Great Lakes, Illinois
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Provide Comfort
Highest Rank
Captain
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran commanded VF-31 and the Navy Recruit Training Command.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Rashid Nero
Contributor:
Donna Edwards
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/Donna Edwards
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/92449
Subjects:
Gantt, Edward William
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Edward William Gantt Collection
(AFC/2001/001/92449), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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