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Tom Van Bui Collection

Tom Van Bui Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Tom Van Bui
 
 
Home State:
MD
Note
The veteran's biographical data form lists race/ethnicity as Asian and Vietnamese. The veteran was born in Vietnam.
Gender
Male
Race
Asian

War or Conflict
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
2002-?
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company B, 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment
Location of Service
Iraq
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Highest Rank
Sergeant First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as assistant convoy commander, vehicle maintenance officer and combat water survival instructor.

War or Conflict
Afghan War, 2001-
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
Afghanistan
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)

War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1998-2002
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
Company E, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division
Location of Service
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Middle East
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Desert Storm, Operation Desert Shield
Highest Rank
Corporal
Service History Note
The veteran served as base force reaction team commander.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Flash Drive [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Flash Drive [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Original photographic print [26 items] -- Photograph
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Anna Krueger
Contributor:
Donna Javellana
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
ISCOPES: George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/99946
Subjects:
Bui, Tom Van
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. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Tom Van Bui Collection
(AFC/2001/001/99946), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2021-05-13
 

 

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