Adams, Birney A, Capt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1959-1960, 0302, Amphibious Instruction Division
Service Years
1944 - 1960

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Tacoma
Last Address
25612 75th Ave SW
Vashon, WA 98070-8501

Telephone: (206) 463-2326

Date of Passing
Apr 19, 2014
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
United States Seagoing Marine Association
  2008, United States Seagoing Marine Association


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Mustang, who served in MARDET USS Salt Lake City as a Private First Class during World War II in the South Pacific.

Here is the link to the USS Salt Lake City (CA-25) Veterans Associaton Tribute:
http://ussslcca25.com/adams.htm#top
   
Other Comments:
Captain of Marines, Retired
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1944, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 90
 Unit Assignments
Ships At SeaMarine BarracksMarine Barracks Washington DC, 8th & IMCB Camp Pendleton
2nd Recon BnI MEF/1st Marine DivisionVMO-62nd Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (1/2)
MARDET USS Macon (CA-132)USMC (United States Marine Corps)
  1944-1945, 0311, USS Salt Lake City (CA-25)
  1946-1946, 0311, Marine Barracks Bremerton, WA
  1949-1949, 0311, Marine Barracks Washington DC, 8th & I
  1950-1950, 0311, MCB Camp Pendleton
  1950-1950, 0302, 2nd Recon Bn
  1951-1951, 0302, I MEF/1st Marine Division
  1951-1952, 0302, VMO-6
  1952-1954, 0302, Marine Barracks Key West, FL
  1954-1956, 0302, 1st Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (1/2)/A Co
  1957-1958, 0302, MARDET USS Macon (CA-132)
  1959-1960, 0302, Amphibious Instruction Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Ulithi Atoll
  1944-1944 Eastern Mandates Campaign (1944)/Operation Flintlock
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Tinian (1944)
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1950-1951 Korean War
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
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