Accession Number : ADA327382

Title :   Executive Summary: Senior Officer Oral History Program Interview of Major General (Retired) Enrique Mendez, Jr.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Granger, Elder

PDF Url : ADA327382

Report Date : APR 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : This paper summarizes information provided by Major General (Ret) Enrique Mendez, Jr., during interviews conducted by Lieutenant Colonel (P) Elder Granger in November and December 1996 as part of the U.S. Army Military History Institute Senior Officer Oral History Program. The summary condenses the 241 page interview transcript into three parts: First is a general outline of General Mendez's personal history, covering significant activities and events of his career. The second part offers an overview of General Mendez's views on military medical issues and strategic thought. Finally, the interviewer seeks to capture the human dimension and philosophy of General Mendez's legacy. The transcript of the interviews is in the archives of the U.S. Army Military History Institute, Carlisle, PA 17013-5008.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY HISTORY, *ARMY PERSONNEL, *MILITARY MEDICINE, *BIOGRAPHIES, *INTERVIEWING, LEADERSHIP, OFFICER PERSONNEL, ARMY, MILITARY COMMANDERS, GENERAL OFFICERS, MEDICAL PERSONNEL.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE