Leslie D. Nickels

Posted on April 3, 2010


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Leslie was assigned to Charlie Troop on June 9, 1966 and was Killed in Action on August 8, 1966. Leslie was a member of the Blue Platoon. He was an Infantryman. Leslie was awarded the Purple Heart, The Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB), the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.

If any family member or friend reads this blog, please contact me as I am looking for pictures and personal stories about this brave man.

Leslie was  crew chief  on 6′s ship, Major Simons.  Copilot was 1 Lt Richard Meehan, not sure on gunner.  They died Aug. 8th 1966.     Rest in peace  Leslie you were a fine young man!!!!!!!!!!!
Red cc  John Youse