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John Clarence Carlson Collection

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John Clarence Carlson Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Clarence Carlson
State of Birth:
MN
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Prisoner of War
Unknown

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1954-1976
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
2nd Marine Air Wing; 3rd Marine Air Wing; 1st Marine Air Wing; 4th Marine Air Wing; DMA 324th Squadron
Location of Service
Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, and Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miami, Florida; MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina; MCAS El Toro, California; MCAS Iwakuni, Japan; NAS Minneapolis, Minnesota; Panama; Guantanamo Bay, Cuba;
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served as a pilot, flying the Douglas AD-6 fighter bomber and then served as a pilot for the C-119 and C-130 transport aircraft.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80645
Subjects:
Carlson, John Clarence
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
John Clarence Carlson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80645), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-03-06
 

 

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