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Cordis R. White

April 4, 2010

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Cordis “Ray” White was assigned as an Infantryman or “Grunt” as they were  called. Cordis was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB), Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal,  National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal. Ray’s Niece, Debby, contacted me. I have loaded the pictures that she has […]

Tommy L. Whiddon

April 4, 2010

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Tommy was assigned to Charlie Troop on March 3, 1970 and was Killed in Action on May 6, 1970. Tommy was a Pilot of an OH-6A Observation Helicopter. Tommy was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and a set of Army Aviator Wings.  See Gary […]

Paul F. Weber

April 4, 2010

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     Paul was assigned to Charlie Troop on October 4, 1968 and was Killed in Action on June 2, 1969. Paul was assigned as an observer/crew chief on an   OH-6 Observation Helicopter in the White Platoon. Paul was Killed in Action when the helicopter he was in with SP/4 Warren Brown and 1lt Donald Porter was shot down […]

Louis E. Walton

April 4, 2010

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            Last two photographs were taken in May 1966. Louis was Killed In Action in June 1966. He was the Crew Chief of the Helicopter is is leaning on. Major Bille Joe Nave was the Pilot. Louis Walton, Husband, Father and Crew Chief 1966 Jannette and Louis   Louis and Jannette on their wedding day. […]

Robert A. Thompson

April 4, 2010

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Robert “Bo”  was assigned to Charlie Troop on January 19, 1967 and was killed in Action on August 9, 1967. Robert was a Pilot of a UH-1C helicopter. Robert was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and a set of Army Aviator Wings. If family […]

Billy J. Talley

April 4, 2010

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  Billy was assigned to Charlie Troop on August 17, 1965 and was Killed in Action on November 16, 1965 on LZ XRAY. Billy was a Pilot of a UH-1B helicopter. Billy was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and a set of Army Aviator Wings. […]

John H. Suydam

April 4, 2010

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John was assigned to Charlie Troop on May 6, 1967 and was Killed in Action on February 12, 1968. John was a Door Gunner on an OH-6A Observation helicopter. John was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and a set of Crew Member Wings. If any family or friends […]

William E. Strobel

April 4, 2010

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  William was assigned to Charlie Troop on September 27, 1966 and was Killed in Action on July 9, 1967. William was a Crew Chief on an UH-1D helicopter. William was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal. If any family or friends reads this blog, please contact […]

Douglas F. Strait

April 4, 2010

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Douglas was assigned to Charlie Troop.  Douglas became an MIA on October 18, 1970.  When the recovery team landed the day after the crash they found WM Cahill’s and Sgt Bailey’s bodies . Both of their flight helmets were destroyed. One helmet was found in perfect condition. Weapons were found and a GI Boot print was found […]

John W. States

April 4, 2010

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John was assigned to Charlie Troop on August 8, 1968 and was Killed in Action on September 26, 1968. I served with John. He was dedicated soldier and a good man with a smile and a Hello for everyone. John was an Observer on an OH-6A Observation helicopter. John was awarded the Purple Heart, Air […]