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John Alfred Adams Collection

John Alfred Adams Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Alfred Adams
State of Birth:
GA
Home State:
GA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1973
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Location of Service
Atlanta, Georgia; Corsicana, Texas; Lackland Air Force Base, Texas; San Antonio, Texas; Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Greenville, Texas; Frederick Air Force Base, Oklahoma; Hobbs Air Force Base, New Mexico; Roswell Air Force Base, New Mexico; Lincoln, Nebraska; Kearns, Utah; Sheppard Field, Texas; Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado; Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Service History Note
The veteran served as a pilot, flight instructor and test pilot.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Air Force
Location of Service
Japan; Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; Randolph Air Force Base, Texas; Bryan Air Force Base, Texas; Bergstrom Air Force Base, Texas; Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska; Incirlik, Turkey; Dobbins Air Force Base, Georgia; Managua, Nicaragua; Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Air Force
Location of Service
Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Vietnam
Service History Note
The veteran flew more than 200 combat missions, and was shot down over Cambodia.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
Interviewer:
R. Meinersmann
Contributor:
R. Meinersmann
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
AARP, Georgia
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/92169
Subjects:
Adams, John Alfred
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
John Alfred Adams Collection
(AFC/2001/001/92169), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-03-19
 

 

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