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Andy Johnson

August 26, 2012

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Private First Class (PFC) Andy Johnson from McDowell, Ky was assigned to Bravo (B) Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment on December 19, 1965. On August 8, 1966 while attached to Charlie Troop, PFC Johnson was Killed in Action while performing the duties of Door Gunner. Andy was awarded a set of Crew Member Wings, […]

Thomas M. Koch

April 3, 2010

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Thomas was assigned to Charlie Troop on January 1, 1966 and was Killed in Action on May 28, 1966. Thomas was an 11B(ravo) Infantryman. He was a member of the Blue Platoon. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB), National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal. If […]

Billy M. Knight

April 3, 2010

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Billy was assigned to Charlie Troop and accompanied them to Vietnam in August of 1965. Billy was a Crew Chief on an UH-1B helicopter gunship. Billy’s’ Helicopter was shot down with WO Billy Talley, McCrory, Arkansas, WO Benedicto Bayron, Waianae, Hawaii and SGT James Riley, Vienna, West Virginia. All four men died. Walt Titchenell related the […]

David R. Kink

April 2, 2010

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  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

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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 […]

Joe H. Keifer

April 1, 2010

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Joe was assigned to Charlie Troop on December 11, 1966 and was Killed in Action on January 4, 1967. Joe was assigned to the Blue platoon. Joe was awarded the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal.

Edward N. Kaneshiro

March 29, 2010

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Edward was assigned to Charlie Troop on July 18, 1966 and was Killed in Action on March 6, 1967. Edward was an IIB Infantryman. Edward was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (DSC), the Combat Infantryman’s  Badge (CIB), the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal. Citation: The President of […]