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Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Branch of Service: Marine Corps
  • Service Unit/Ship: Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment; MACS-4 (Marine Air Control Squadron); AMS-2 (Aviation Maintenance Squadron); MCAS-1 (Marine Air Control Squadron); USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3)
  • Location of Service: Iraq
  • Highest Rank: Gunnery Sergeant
  • Collection Number: AFC/2001/001/117810

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About this Item

Title

  • Ryan M. Kendall Collection

Names

  • Shannahan, Jennifer
  • American Red Cross
  • Hart, Cathy
  • Kendall, Ryan M.
  • Michelle Webster

Headings

  • -  Kendall, Ryan M.
  • -  Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Marine Corps.

Repository

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

Gender

  • Male

Service History

  • Iraq War, 2003-2011

    • Branch of Service: Marine Corps
    • Service Unit/Ship: Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment; MACS-4 (Marine Air Control Squadron); AMS-2 (Aviation Maintenance Squadron); MCAS-1 (Marine Air Control Squadron); USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3)
    • Location of Service: Iraq
    • Highest Rank: Gunnery Sergeant
    • Dates of Service: 1986-2009
    • Entrance into Service: Enlisted
    • Military Status: veteran
    • Service History Note: The veteran also served in MAWTS-1 (Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and aboard the USS Essex (LHD 2). The veteran participated in the Iraq War troop surge of 2007, the National Resolution phase of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and the United Nations Integrated Mission in East Timor.

Materials

  • Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview (collected 2018-12-07; 2018)
  • Computer File: DVD [1 item] -- Electronic file of manuscript (collected 2019-04-19; 2019)
  • Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording (collected 2018-12-07)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/117810

Cite as

  • Ryan M. Kendall Collection (AFC/2001/001/117810), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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/[VHP collection]), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Manuscript material:

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

Recording:

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

Photograph:

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

Computer file:

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

Artifact:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), 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:

Shannahan, Jennifer, American Red Cross, Cathy Hart, Ryan M Kendall, and Michelle Webster. Ryan M. Kendall Collection. 1986.

APA citation style:

Shannahan, J., American Red Cross, Hart, C., Kendall, R. M. & Michelle Webster. (1986) Ryan M. Kendall Collection.

MLA citation style:

Shannahan, Jennifer, et al. Ryan M. Kendall Collection. 1986.