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Julie Kink younger sister of David R. Kink KIA August 3, 1969

February 28, 2011

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Julies Story      A speech by Julie Kink at the Vietnam Women’s Memorial     November 11, 2000                  “I’ve only seen one aviator killed since I’ve been here,” my brother wrote in his last letter home, July 14, 1969. He had been in Vietnam for 3 weeks, and was trying to […]

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 […]