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Larry Gene Adams Collection

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Larry Gene Adams Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Larry Gene Adams
State of Birth:
ID
Home State:
WA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1961-1982
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
HMX-1 (Marine Corps Helicopter Squadron); HMM-363 (Marine Medium Helicopter); HMM-361 (Marine Medium Helicopter); HMM-161 (Marine Medium Helicopter); HMM-162 (Marine Medium Helicopter)
Location of Service
Pensacola, Florida; Vietnam; Hawaii; Santa Ana, California; New River, North Carolina; Caribbean Sea; Quantico, Virginia; Daytona Beach, Florida; Okinawa, Japan; Vietnam
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Starlite, Van Tuong, Operation Scotland II, Operation Rice, Operation Kentucky, Operation Dawson River, Operation Marshall Mt, Operation Dewey Canyon, Operation Purple Martin, Operation Maine Crag, Operation Mountain Mauler, Operation Ellis Ravine, Operation Virginia Ridge, Operation Herkimer Mountain, Operation Apache Snow, Operation Cameron Fall, Operation Georgie Tar, Operation Arlington Canyon, Operation Idaho Canyon, Operation Pipestone Canyon, Operation Victory Dragon XV
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a Presidential Aircraft Commander and White House Liaison Officer for HMX-1. The veteran also served in Task Force Remagen, HMH-461 (Marine Heavy Helicopter); HMH-363 (Marine Heavy Helicopter); HMH-463 (Marine Heavy Helicopter); HMH-361 (Marine Heavy Helicopter); VMO-6 (Marine Observation Squadron); Marine Air Group 36; USS Guam; 3rd Fleet; and the Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet, Airborne Command Post. The veteran also served as a strategic intelligence officer and as a post maintenance helicopter test pilot.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Dixie Ferguson
Contributor:
Dixie Ferguson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
American Red Cross, Blue Mountain Chapter
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/94371
Subjects:
Adams, Larry Gene
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Larry Gene Adams Collection
(AFC/2001/001/94371), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-01-18
 

 

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