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Gene Gadd/HMM-161

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  • Gene Gadd/HMM-161

    My Uncle, Gene Gadd pasted on May 6th 2012. He was with HMM 161 as well as other units.
    Semper Fi.
    (Cpl. Thomas, MCALF Bogue, Crash Crew 91-95)

    Lt. KW Thomas
    Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast

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    Re: Gene Gadd/HMM-161

    If it's the same Gene Gadd, he was my very first NCOIC after Recip School, at New River in HMM-365. He had the tool room and knew every not and bolt in a UH-34D and what the torque setting was for it! Tough guy but fair and helped me a lot!!
    RIP Gy/Gadd
    Semper Fidelis

    Phu Bai tower:
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    Remember, These are "A" models!
    YW-11 BuNo-151939
    '65 Model CH-46A


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      Re: Gene Gadd/HMM-161

      Larry I knew a Gene Gadd when I was with HMX in 1970 he was a MGySgt and retired around Quantico. Rest In peace my brother. My heart goes out to the family. SF