Adams, Frank Houston, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 7503, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division/HQ Co
Service Years
1958 - 1970

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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1939
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Nashville
Last Address
Nashville, Tennessee

Casualty Date
Mar 23, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - Nashville, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
12W 034/Plot: Section 19

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 Unit Assignments
1st Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment  (2/1)1st Marine Division/HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
  1969-1969, 0302, 2nd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (2/1)/G Co
  1969-1970, 7503, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division/HQ Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign/Operation Durham Peak
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign (1969)/Operation Pipestone Canyon
  1969-1970 Vietnam War
 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
HIT IN FLIGHT DURING VISUAL RECON SW OF DANANG 19700323
OV-10A 155423
Observer w/ VMO-2

March 23, 1970 at 1137 hours Captain Frank Adams was on a routine recon mission when the plane he was in was hit by hostile small arms fire. He died at the Da Nang station hopital of his wounds at 1305 hours.
   
Comments/Citation
Service numbers 084263/1617183/409580703
Tour start date 03/10/1969
   
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