Kylie Richter; Nicole Wren
Mikaila Stinar deployed with E Co. 145th BSB attached to the 1-163rd Infantry Battalion. They were stationed at COB Adder and provided convoy security for supplies being transferred to various bases in Iraq. Her position was as a driver of an RG-333 MRAP and as a gunner for both a .50 caliber machine gun and a 240B. She went on around 45 different missions.
Iraq War, 2003-2011; Operation New Dawn
Branch of Service
Montana Army National Guard
Date of Recording
Location of Recording
University of Montana--Missoula
This interview was conducted as part of the Journalism 340 class project in the fall of 2013. Students conducted interviews with local war veterans. These interviews are available in this online collection and will also be included in the Library of Congress Veterans History Project.
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Stinar, Mikaila, "Interview with Mikaila Stinar" (2013). Veterans Oral Histories. 7.