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Item Number
OH0268
Record Number
122752
Title
Interview with John Arick
Interviewer
Richard B. Verrone, PhD
Interview Date
23 January 2003
Collection
John C. Arick Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
8:05:09 hr/min/sec
Description
(USMC) 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. John 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, John flew in excess of 1,540 hours in Southeast Asia.
Citation
Interview with John Arick,  23 January 2003, John C. Arick Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 28 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0268>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0268, John C. Arick Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 24 Apr 2003[Updated: 9 Dec 2009]