Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Branch of Service: Army
  • Unit of Service: 5010th US Army Hospital; 348th General Hospital; Madigan Army Medical Center; US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense; Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
  • Location of Service: Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Fort Lewis, Washington; Saudi Arabia; Fort Meade, Maryland; Louisville, Kentucky; Folsom, Pennsylvania; Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Falls Church, Virginia; Belize; Korea; Japan; Singapore; Thailand; Germany; Greece; Israel; Portugal; Bahrain; Kuwait; Afghanistan; Netherlands; Kosovo; Poland; Italy
  • Highest Rank: Colonel

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"I wanted to do two things: I wanted to be a composer and I wanted be a soldier, and I’m incredibly grateful I got to do both." (Video interview, 1:40:00).

An interest in military history led Colonel Jonathan Newmark, then in his late 30s and practicing medicine as a clinical neurologist, to enlist in the Army Reserve. Little did he know that this decision would result in a second and third career. His time in the Reserves turned into twenty years on active duty in the Army Medical Corps, working in the field of chemical and biological terrorism. An accomplished musician, he used the GI Bill to pursue his lifelong passion for composition, earning a graduate degree from the University of Cincinnati.

About this Item

Title

  • Jonathan Newmark Collection

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • Mohindra, Monica
  • Newmark, Jonathan

State of Birth

  • NY

Home State

  • VA

Headings

  • -  Newmark, Jonathan
  • -  War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army.

Form

  • Digital File

Extent

  • 1 item

Repository

  • Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Gender

  • Male

Status

  • Veteran

Service History

  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009

    • Branch of Service: Army
    • Unit of Service: 5010th US Army Hospital; 348th General Hospital; Madigan Army Medical Center; US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense; Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
    • Location of Service: Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Fort Lewis, Washington; Saudi Arabia; Fort Meade, Maryland; Louisville, Kentucky; Folsom, Pennsylvania; Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Falls Church, Virginia; Belize; Korea; Japan; Singapore; Thailand; Germany; Greece; Israel; Portugal; Bahrain; Kuwait; Afghanistan; Netherlands; Kosovo; Poland; Italy
    • Highest Rank: Colonel
    • Dates of Service: 1989-2013
    • Entrance into Service: Commissioned
    • Military Status: Veteran

Materials

  • Video: Digital File [1 item] -- Oral history interview (collected 11/19/2018)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/113776

Cite as

  • Jonathan Newmark Collection (AFC/2001/001/113776), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Online Format

  • image
  • video

Additional Metadata Formats

Rights & Access

Using VHP Material in Publication or Exhibition

The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress collects, preserves and makes accessible the firsthand recollections of U.S. military veterans who served from World War I through more recent conflicts and peacekeeping missions, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand what they saw, did and felt during their service. The Veterans History Project Collection includes oral histories along with documentary materials such as original letters, diaries, photographs, and memoirs.

Veterans and interviewers contribute these materials to the Library for scholarly and educational purposes, retaining any copyright they may hold. Therefore, permission must be obtained before using the interview or other materials in exhibition or publication. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these materials should contact the Veterans History Project for assistance.

As a publicly supported institution, the Library generally does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot give or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute material in its collections. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item from the Library’s collections and for securing any necessary permissions rests with persons desiring to use the item.

Please contact us with questions.

Obtaining Copies of VHP Materials

In order for VHP materials to be duplicated, we must receive written permission from the interviewee for you to obtain a copy of the recording unless the proposed use is limited to personal use, research, or other uses permissible by copyright law. If the interviewee is deceased, their next-of-kin may grant written permission.

Please contact VHP for assistance if you need to contact a veteran for permission to use their materials in exhibition or publication, or if you have received permission from the veteran and need access to high-resolution copies of VHP collection materials.

Citing VHP Materials

Please use the following formats when citing Veterans History Project materials (substituting the appropriate name and collection ID number).

Materials as a whole:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Manuscript material:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Memoirs (MS02), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Transcript (MS04), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Correspondence (MS01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Recording:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Audio recording (SR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Video recording (MV01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Photograph:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Photographs (PH01), photographer unknown, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Photographs (PH03-PH14), Ralph Williams photographer, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Computer file:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Computer file (CF01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Artifact:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/xxxx), Artifact (AR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, Monica Mohindra, and Jonathan Newmark. Jonathan Newmark Collection. 1989. Personal Narrative. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.113776/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress, Mohindra, M. & Newmark, J. (1989) Jonathan Newmark Collection. [Personal Narrative] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.113776/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, Monica Mohindra, and Jonathan Newmark. Jonathan Newmark Collection. 1989. Personal Narrative. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.113776/>.