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James E. Livingston Collection

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James E. Livingston Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
James E. Livingston
State of Birth:
GA
Home State:
SC
Note
MV01 is housed in collection of Robert F. Foley AFC 2001/001/89685 as MV02. MV03 contains an interview with Ronald E. Ray AFC 2001/001/89771.
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1962-1995
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
Company E, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 9th Marine Amphibious Brigade; USS Wasp (CVS 18); 6th Marine Regiment; Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twenty-nine Palms
Location of Service
Dai Do, Vietnam; Saigon, Vietnam; Philippines; Washington, DC; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Parris Island, South Carolina; Twentynine Palms, California; Quantico, Virginia
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Frequent Wind
Highest Rank
Major General
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran earned the Medal of Honor for his service at Dai Do on 05/02/1968. The veteran also served as Director of Division Schools for the 1st Marine Division; S-3 for 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment; Operations Officer for Vietnam evacuation operations; Commander, Marine Barracks London, United Kingdom; Commanding Officer, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion; Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations and Training, Marine Recruit Depot Parris Island; Commander, 6th Marine Regiment; Joint US Assistance Group, Philippines; Deputy Director for Operations at the National Military Command Center; 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade; Commander, 4th Marine Division; and Commander, Marine Reserve Force and Marine Forces Reserve.

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Type of Resource:
Video: Betacam SP [0 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Interviewer:
unknown interviewer
Contributor:
Thomas Wilkerson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (CMOH)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89726
Subjects:
Livingston, James E.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
James E. Livingston Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89726), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2017-09-29
 

 

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