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Bridgid Kathleen MacSeoin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0605

Scope and Contents

Included in this collection are military handbooks, artifacts, and uniforms.

Dates

  • 1981 - 2006

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descedants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement

Biographical Note

Bridgid Kathleen MacSeoin was born in 1957 in Riverside, California. She enlisted in December 1981 and completed her basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. While still at Lackland, she completed tech school in 1982. In May 1985, she trained for emergency management at Lowery Air Force Base in Colorado.

By August 1985 she was stationed at the Royal Air Force Bentwaters in Suffolk, England where she remained until March 1989 when she was then stationed at Royal Air Force Mildenhall. At Mildenhall she worked in First Disaster Prep. During this time she was deployed for a month aboard the MV Green Ridge Merchant Marine Ammunition Ship. Macseoin was then deployed to Norway from 1992-1994 where she worked in regional logistics. When she returned to Mildenhall, she began to work in Readiness Tech in which she would continue until February 1998, except for a three month deployment working in recovery operations for Operation Southern Watch at Dhahran, Saudia Arabia following the Khobar Towers bombing of June 1996.

In 1998, she left Mildenhall for Bolling Air Force Base in Washington DC where she would stay for two years before returning to RAF Mildenhall. Here she worked at Mildenhall's Headquarters Air Refueling Wing where she was a superintendent of wing exercises. During this period she was deployed to Prince Sultan Air Base in Al Karj, Saudia Arabia for Operation Enduring Freedom where she worked in the Combined Air Operation Center from November 2001 until March 2002. In June 2003, MacSeoin returned to the United States to Scott Air Force Base in Illinois where she worked in Headquarters Air Mobility Command until she retired in September 2006.

Extent

12.40 Linear Feet (1 artifact box, 1 shoe box, 3 textile boxes, 1 manuscript box, 1 poster)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Bridgid MacSeoin (b. 1957) of Riverside, California, served in the United States Air Force from December 1981 to September 2006.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Bridgid MacSeion, October, 2016.

Offensive Language Statement

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Processing Information

Processed by Brandi Mauldin, 2017.
Title
Bridgid Kathleen MacSeoin Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Brandi Mauldin
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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