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Noah Melgar joined the Marine Corps Reserves in 2005 after his freshman year in college. He is currently a military policeman in the Marine Reserves and has served in Iraq and Uganda. In this interview Melgar discusses joining the military and the reaction his mother and his father, a former Marine, had to his decision. He discusses the duties of a military police officer and his experiences in the military police, particularly one experience controlling a riot in a Palestinian refugee camp. Melgar also discusses guard duty on the Iraqi border, the difference between normal duty military and reserves, and non-combat deployments. In addition he discusses returning to school after returning home.

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2010oh019_ww365

Interviewee Name

Noah Melgar

Interviewer Name

Joesph Tyler Gayheart

Interview Date

2010-04-15

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Melgar, Noah Interview by Joesph Tyler Gayheart. 15 Apr. 2010. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Melgar, N. (2010, April 15). Interview by J. T. Gayheart. American Veterans: From Combat to Kentucky, Student Veteran Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Melgar, Noah, interview by Joesph Tyler Gayheart. April 15, 2010, American Veterans: From Combat to Kentucky, Student Veteran Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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