"Moving Through Water": Surviving an IED Attack in Afghanistan

Michael White
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DESCRIPTION

Michael "Mickey" White was a platoon leader commanding a convoy in Afghanistan in April 2011 when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED). He and his crew survived, but they suffered serious injuries. In this interview, he discusses his family's military service, his combat experiences in firefights, his recollections of the IED attack, and the precarious situation in Afghanistan.

VIDEO DETAILS

conflicts Afghanistan War
topics Leadership Military Techniques IED (Improvised Explosive Device)
interviewer Todd Brewster
date 26 March 2012

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

name Michael White
institution Fordham University
graduation year 2009
service Army
unit 49th Quartermaster Group
specialty Quartermaster
service dates 2009
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