Take me back to the Oral History landing page.


Marcus Phillips - War On Terror

Marcus Phillips joined the Michigan Army National Guard in 2004 while still in high school, and trained as an airframe mechanic working on helicopters. Phillips was deployed to Combat Operations Base (COB) Adder in Tahil, Iraq from November 2009 to August 2010. While deployed, he serviced aircraft used for medical evacuation, and was assigned to a Downed Aircraft Recovery Team. Marcus is married to Sasha Phillips, whom he met while in Advanced Individual Training in Ft. Eustis, Virginia.

Interview Links

Abstract

Interview (Audio)

Related Materials

See also

See also the interview with Marcus's wife, Sasha Phillips.


Photos

Caption

Marcus Phillips doing flight check in UH-60 Blackhawk over Iraq, summer 2010.

Where:

Iraq

When:

Summer 2010

Ownership:

Narrator’s photo

Caption

Marcus Phillips and his best man at his wedding in Macomb, IL, 10 October 2010. This was a few months after his return from Iraq.

Where:

Macomb, Illinois

When:

10 October 2010

Ownership:

Narrator’s photo



Social Links