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Richard P. Carmody Collection (2203) Finding Aid

Item Number: 22030000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately half a linear foot of slides and an Interim Report of Operations for the First Cavalry Division, July 1965 to December 1966 document Richard P. Carmody's tours of duty in Vietnam, 1965-1966 and 1969-1970.

Dates

  • 26 October 2009

Biographical / Historical

Richard P. Carmody was born in 1942 in Chicago, IL. He entered the United States Army through the ROTC program in 1964. Carmody did a total of ten years active duty with two years of those years in Southeast Asia. He was assigned to various units throughout his military career including 2/17th Artillery Battalion from 1964 - 1966, Basic Training Brigade Fort Campbell, KY from 1966 - 1968, Field Artillery Office ARN. Course Fort Sill, OK from 1968 - 1969, 23rd Artillery Group and 1/27th Artillery Vietnam from 1969 - 1970, and instructed ROTC at Davidson College Davidson, NC from 1970 - 1972. While in Vietnam he held the positions of Assistant S-3, Battalion Fire Direction Officer in 1965, Battery XO in 1966, Assistant S-3, Field Artillery Group in 1969 and Battery CO in 1970. In 1965 Carmody participated in the battle of Ia Drang Valley. During his army career Carmody received numerous awards and citations including three Bronze Stars, four Army Commendation Medals including one for valor, an Air Medal, and a President Unit Citation. He served in Army until retiring in 1972 at the rank of Captain. After the Army, Carmody pursued his law degree from Vanderbilt University and has practiced law for thirty-four years.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.5
Pages
1
Location(s)
Individual Collection - C
15
Slides

Vietnam Box 1 (VAS058196-VAS058385) Box 2(VAS058386-VAS058590) Box 3(VAS058591-VAS058642)
Vietnam December 1965, 8 slides
Vietnam January 1966, 35 slides
Vietnam February 1966, 10 slides
Vietnam March 1966, 16 slides
Vietnam April 1966, 105 slides
Vietnam May 1966, 33 slides
Vietnam June 1966, 35 slides
Vietnam July 1966, 34 Slides
Vietnam August 1966, 36 slides
Phu Loi, Vietnam January 1970, 26 slides
Vietnam March 1970, 37 slides
Vietnam May 1970, 10 slides
Vietnam June 1970, 8 slides
Miscallaneous Slides of Vietnam, No date or order, 34 slides

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D057.5 ]]

Inventory

  • Interim Report of Operations for the First Cavalry Division, July 1965 - December 1966
15
Slides

Vietnam Box 1 (VAS058196-VAS058385) Box 2(VAS058386-VAS058590) Box 3(VAS058591-VAS058642)
Vietnam December 1965, 8 slides
Vietnam January 1966, 35 slides
Vietnam February 1966, 10 slides
Vietnam March 1966, 16 slides
Vietnam April 1966, 105 slides
Vietnam May 1966, 33 slides
Vietnam June 1966, 35 slides
Vietnam July 1966, 34 Slides
Vietnam August 1966, 36 slides
Phu Loi, Vietnam January 1970, 26 slides
Vietnam March 1970, 37 slides
Vietnam May 1970, 10 slides
Vietnam June 1970, 8 slides
Miscallaneous Slides of Vietnam, No date or order, 34 slides

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Pub Credit Line
22030000000, Richard P. Carmody Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 26 Oct 2009 [Updated: 20 Apr 2012]