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David R. Kink

April 2, 2010


  My brother, Warrant Officer David Robert Kink, died of injuries received in a light observation helicopter (LOH) crash in 1969. He had only been in Vietnam for a month. He was 19 and I had just turned eight. David was the only one to survive the crash – he lived for 12 days before […]

Barry “Buck” Kingman

April 2, 2010


Barry was assigned to Charlie Troop on June 17, 1968 and was Killed in Action on December 29, 1968. Barry was the pilot of a Light Observation Helicopter.  On board with Barry was Victor Austin and Ronald Roberts. I knew Barry and he was a great guy.  He treated everyone with respect. He never looked […]