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John C. Arick Collection (473) Finding Aid

Item Number: 4730000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Photographs, negatives, a transcript of a United States Marine Corps Emergency Recon Team Extract, 30 January 1967 and an audiotape of the extraction document John Arick's two tours of duty of the in Vietnam, 1966-1967 and 1970-1971.

Dates

  • 09 January 2002

Biographical / Historical

John C. Arick, originally from Washington, D.C., served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1962 until 1992 and retired a Brigadier General. He is a 1962 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. Arick served two tours in Southeast Asia. During the first, from 1966 to 1967, he was stationed at the Ky Ha helicopter base north of Chu Lai with the Marine Observation Squadron (VMO) 6, Marine Air Group (MAG) 36, 1st Marine Air Wing (MAW) and was a UH-1E pilot flying fire support, escort, MedEvac, utility, and tactical air control missions. He took part in Operations HASTINGS, BEAVER CAGE, among others. During his second tour, from 1970 to 1971, John was first stationed near Marble Mountain Air Facility with the III Marine Amphibious Force (MAF) headquarters in the G-3 section, then with the 1st MAW at Danang in the G-3 section, and finally with the Marine Light/Attack Helicopter Squadron (HML) 367 at Marble Mountain Air Facility. During his entire second tour, he flew the AH-1G Cobra with HML 367. In total, Arick flew in excess of 1,540 hours in Southeast Asia.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.1
Pages
1
Location(s)
Individual Collections-A, Photograph Collection, Negative Collection, Cold Storage
76
Photographs

VA030716 - VA030774
Negatives: VAN004129 - VAN004147

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1
Audio

473AU0431: Cassette Tape USMC Emergency Recon Team Extract 30 Jan 1967
Reel-to-Reel Tape USMC Emergency Recon Team Extract 30 Jan 1967

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1
Newsletters

Pop A Smoke, Winter 2003

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1
Oral History

OH0268 Interview with John Arick

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D057.3 ]]

Inventory

  • Marine Observation Squadron 6: A Brief Introduction
  • Transcript of USMC Emergency Recon Team Extract 30 Jan 1967
  • USMC Citation for John Arick
76
Photographs

VA030716 - VA030774
Negatives: VAN004129 - VAN004147

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1
Audio

473AU0431: Cassette Tape USMC Emergency Recon Team Extract 30 Jan 1967
Reel-to-Reel Tape USMC Emergency Recon Team Extract 30 Jan 1967

Click here to view all Audio
1
Newsletters

Pop A Smoke, Winter 2003

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1
Oral History

OH0268 Interview with John Arick

Click here to view all Oral History

Pub Credit Line
4730000000, John C. Arick Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 09 Jan 2002 [Updated: 30 Sep 2019]