Grave marker for Richard L. Adams in Plot:L, Grave 1625,
Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso (El Paso county), Texas.
Pvt Adams was transferred from the 11th Replacement Depot
to Hq 2nd, 508th PIR on 10 August 1944. He was promoted to Pfc on
26 January 1945.
On 13 November 1945, T5 Adams received an Honorable
Discharge and re-enlisted in the Regular Army for a period of 18 months.
He made a career of the Army, saw service during the
Korean Conflict and Vietnam War, retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer
His military decorations include the Bronze Service
arrowhead device for the Holland campaign and Airborne operations