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Bennie G. Adkins Collection

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Bennie G. Adkins Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Bennie G. Adkins
State of Birth:
OK
Home State:
AL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1956-1978
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Detachment A-102, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne); 1st Special Forces; 2nd Infantry Division; Army Garrison Communications Command
Location of Service
Giessen, Germany; Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Vietnam; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Sherman, Panama; Fort Bliss, Texas
Battles/Campaigns
Battle of A Shau
Highest Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran earned the Medal of Honor for his service during combat at Camp A Shau, Vietnam from 03/1966.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Digital File [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Joe Galloway
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/116195
Subjects:
Adkins, Bennie G.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Bennie G. Adkins Collection
(AFC/2001/001/116195), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2020-05-05
 

 

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