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Robert Clay Alexander Collection

Robert Clay Alexander Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert Clay Alexander
State of Birth:
TX
Home State:
AK
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Peacekeeping forces--Bosnia and Hercegovina
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1983-1988
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division
Location of Service
Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, Arizona; Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North Carolina; Camp Pendleton, California
Highest Rank
Captain
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
?-2003
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
VMA-513 (Marine Attack Squadron); 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit; MWSS-274 (Marine Wing Support Squadron), 2nd MAW (Marine Aircraft Wing); VMA-542
Location of Service
Saudi Arabia
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Desert Storm, Operation Desert Shield
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served in VMA-542 (Marine Attack Squadron), VMA-231 (Marine Attack Squadron), and VMA-223 (Marine Attack Squadron).

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [11 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Trey Petermann
Contributor:
Caroline Maney
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Daughters of the American Revolution, Choctawhatchee Bay Chapter, Florida
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/98953
Subjects:
Alexander, Robert Clay
Peacekeeping forces--Bosnia and Hercegovina--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Robert Clay Alexander Collection
(AFC/2001/001/98953), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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