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Virgil Almos Richard Collection

Virgil Almos Richard Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Virgil Almos Richard
State of Birth:
KS
Home State:
TX
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1959-1991
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Army Finance Regiment
Location of Service
Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana; Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Rucker, Alabama; Washington, DC; Hawaii; Alaska; Tan Son Nhut, Vietnam
Highest Rank
Brigadier General
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served 2 tours in Vietnam. He also suffered hearing loss and exposure to Agent Orange.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [2 items] -- Transcription of audio recording
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Steve Estes
Contributor:
Lara Ballard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/43139
Subjects:
Richard, Virgil Almos
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Virgil Almos Richard Collection
(AFC/2001/001/43139), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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