Adams, Thomas, MSG

Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
67Z-Aircraft Maintenance Senior Sergeant
Current/Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1971-1972, 134th Aviation Company
Previously Held MOS
67R-Single-Engine Single-Rotor Helicopter Maintenance Chief
Service Years
1962 - 1985
Foreign Language(s)

Master Sergeant

Seven Service Stripes

Six Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Career Counselor Army Recruiter (Gold) - 3 stars 32nd Air & Missile Defense Cmd

1st Armored Division 3rd Corps

 Unofficial Badges 

Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present)

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Truck/Freight Broker. Own office in Florida. Always looking for new business (shippers/manufacturers).
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  1962, Basic Training (Fort Knox, KY), E/1
Basic Training (Fort Knox, KY)



Start Date 
Jun, 1962

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Last Updated:Jul 13, 2016
Personal Memories

Best Friends
Dick DeRozier from Wisconsin

Best Moment
Graduated #1 (tied) from BCT Class


Worst Moment
Pointed (inadvertantly) a rifle (unloaded) at Platoon Sergeant. Kicked my butt-literally

Clarence Clevenger SFC (My Platoon Sergeant-pretty much a class A prick.

1st LT Wayne J Surline-sharpest Officer I ever met in the Army (Company Commander)


Other Memories
KP on graduation day from BCT. Snuck out of messhall, got in back of line. 1SG called my name (thought I had been caught). He put me at front of line, said well done and told me I was to be first on the bus. Guess cause I graduated #1. LOL!

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  8 Also There at This Training:
Name Co Ptn Start Date
Woods, James, CW3, (1963-1983) A 1 Sep, 1962
Snow, Lawrence, SSG, (1962-1982) E 4 Apr, 1962
Pietras, John, SP 4, (1962-1965) B Jun, 1962
Brooks, Ronald Lee, SSG, (1961-1968) 1 Aug, 1961
Fredrick, Gerald, SP 4, (1962-1964) A May, 1962
Laughlin, Larry, SP 4, (1962-1965) D 3 Jul, 1962
Quello, John, SP 4, (1962-1968) Jul, 1962
Sutherland, Cameron, LTC, (1961-1983) C 1 Aug, 1961
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