CW3 Teddy A. Adams was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/14/2023 at the age of 84.9
Albuquerque, NM
Flight Classes 68-1 and 68-501
Date of Birth 02/15/1938
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with A/1 AVN 1 INF in 68-69, A/5 TC BN 101 ABN in 71, 25 CAC in 72
Call sign in Vietnam BULLDOG 45
This information was provided by Don Williams

More detail on this person: Adams, Teddy A "Ted", USA CW3 Ret.; Flight Class(s) 68-1, 68-501; RVN; 68-69 A/1 AVN 1 INF, 71 A/TC BN 101 ABN, 72 25 CAC; Senior Aviator Badge, BS, MSM, AM w/12 numeral, ACM, AFCM; Callsign: Bulldog 45 Teddy "Ted" Alan Adams, 84, of Albuquerque, NM, passed away on January 14, 2023. Ted was born February 15, 1938, in Lepanto, AR, to Fred Adams and Edith (Spears) Adams. He joined the Air Force Reserve in 1954 and later enlisted in the Air Force in 1956. Ted was united in marriage to Margery Ann Burns on August 24, 1958. Three sons were born from this union: Lance, Scott, and Dirk. Ted resigned from the Air Force and joined the Army attending WORWAC Courses 68-1 & 68-501. He had two tours flying in Vietnam. Ted retired from the Army on August 31, 1977. Ted following his retirement he flew for Petroleum Helicopter, Inc. "PHI" in Louisiana and California, as well as in Saudi Arabia and Africa. He flew for PHI for nearly 20 years. He also taught flying to Cadets at the Air Force Academy. For approximately three years starting in 2000, Ted was a test pilot for the Army at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL. He finished his flying career with the Federal Aviation Administration, receiving a Master Pilots award. Ted was preceded in death by his son Scott, his parents Fred and Edith Adams, and two brothers, Fred Jr., and John William. Ted leaves behind his loving wife, Margery Adams; sons Lance (Julie Reagan) and Dirk Adams. Ted will be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery.

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery

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