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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Col. Edward Howard

Hickey, Matthew; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Military officer U.S. Army Colonel Edward B. Howard was born on September 13, 1925 in Washington, D.C. He attended Dartmouth College from 1943 to 1945 before being selected to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Howard went on to earn his B.S. degree in engineering from West Point in 1949 and his M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University in 1960. He served as a communications officer in the National Military Command Center at the Pentagon and then as an installation commander and staff officer in Bangkok, Thailand. In 1971, Howard became chief of the Frequency Branch in the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In 1973, he was named Inspector General of the U.S. Army. From 1983 to 1990, Howard received several senior-level military and civilian appointments. His military decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with the 1st Oak Leaf Cluster and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.
Performers
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
126 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Col. Edward Howard
Col. Edward Howard
Credits
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Alexandria, Virginia 2013 May 23.
Description
1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 6 min.)) : sound, color
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