Carlos Corea Interview
Context for Interview
This interview is part of a project for an Oral History class in the USC Aiken Honors Program.
Brief Description of Interview
Interview begins by discussing Corea’s childhood and education to the point of his eventual enlistment. Brief discussion on family’s move from North to South, academics. Proceeds to discuss time in training for the military and expectations going into armed service. Topics covered include expectations going into camp, reality of camp, work done in Corea’s trained discipline, and eventual transition to education. State of employment, opinions on higher education and economic wellbeing, and thoughts on future are discussed. Interview concluded cordially and with no evidently unanswered questions.
Location of Interview
Duration of Interview
Date of Birth
Dates of Service
Branch/Units of Service
Army; 513th Military Intelligence Brigade; 345th Intelligence Battalion; 335th Signals Brigade/359th Theater Tactics Signals Brigade
Theaters/Locations of Service
Fort Jackson, SC; Fort Gordon, GA; Camp Parks, CA; Fort Dix, NJ; Fort McCoy, WI
Major Course of Study
Previous College/University Experience
Aiken Technical College
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