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Gerald L. Kelly Collection

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Gerald L. Kelly Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Gerald L. Kelly
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
FL
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Native American.
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1962-1982
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
XVIII Airborne Corps; 8th Special Forces; Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) Team 1; 504th Military Police Battalion
Location of Service
West Germany; Korea; Vietnam; Mexico; Panama; Colombia; Venezuela; Chile; Bolivia; Ecuador; Honduras; El Salvador; Nicaragua
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served in Special Forces (Green Berets) and as an Army Ranger. His special responsibilities also included those of a linguist and foreign area expert. Veteran's service included the "Soccer War" of 1969 between El Salvador and Honduras.

Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1962-1982
Branch of Service
Marine Corps

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/74123
Subjects:
Kelly, Gerald L.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Gerald L. Kelly Collection
(AFC/2001/001/74123), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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