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Drew Allen Bennett Collection

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Drew Allen Bennett Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Drew Allen Bennett
State of Birth:
LA
Home State:
MO
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Grenada--History--American Invasion, 1983
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1977-1989
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment; 24th Marine Amphibious Unit; HMM-162 (Medium Helicopter Squadron); 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment
Location of Service
Jacksonville, North Carolina; Norway; Germany; Beirut, Lebanon; Okinawa, Japan
Battles/Campaigns
United States Marine Compound Bombing, Beirut, Lebanon, 1983
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran participated in the Multi-National Peace Keeping Effort in Beirut, Lebanon.

War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1990-2000
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment; 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment; USS Austin (LPD 4); USS Iwo Jima (LPH 2); USS San Bernardino (LST 1189)
Location of Service
Camp Pendleton, California; Twentynine Palms, California; Quantico, Virginia; Saudi Arabia; Kuwait; Seoul, Korea; Pentagon; Okinawa, Japan
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Desert Storm, Operation Desert Shield
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
2001-2007
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
4th Marine Regiment; 3rd Marine Division; USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43)
Location of Service
Fort McNair, Washington, DC; Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was inside the Pentagon during the terrorist attack on 09/11/2001.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [4 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Jack Pahlmann
Contributor:
Jack Pahlmann
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/84477
Subjects:
Bennett, Drew Allen
Grenada--History--American Invasion, 1983--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Drew Allen Bennett Collection
(AFC/2001/001/84477), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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