Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)
Vietnam Helicopter Crew Members Association (VHCMA)
Killed in Action (KIA) on
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Panel Number


03W


Date range on this panel 4/21/71 - 8/23/71

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No. Rank Name                       Duty Unit                 Type   Number
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                 Incident Date 710401
002 WO1 Robert Morrison Persinger     P  175 AHC              UH-1           

Incident Date 710421 001 SP4 Kenneth Wayne Shamblin CE F/4 CAV OH-6A 68-17175
Incident Date 710423 004 CPT William Edward Collum P B/2/17 CAV 101 ABN UH-1H 68-16199 089 CPT Louis John Speidel P B/2/17 CAV 101 ABN UH-1H 68-16199 003 SP5 Michael Lee Brummer CE 326 MED 101 ABN UH-1H 66-16588
Incident Date 710424 009 SP5 Robert Fritz Speer MD 326 MED 101 ABN UH-1H 66-16588 007 CPT Martin Vincent Fanning AC A/229 AHB 1 CAV UH-1H 69-15692 008 WO1 Gabriel Augus Jeffries, Jr. P A/229 AHB 1 CAV UH-1H 69-15692
Incident Date 710425 012 SP5 Johnie Kenneth Woodard C USARV FLT DET
Incident Date 710426 013 SP4 Francis Joseph McCann, Jr. C 173 ABN BDE 015 PVT James Edward Weston OB D/1/1 CAV OH-6A 68-17299
Incident Date 710429 018 CW2 William George Hasselman P 282 AHC UH-1 017 CW2 Ronald Lee Evans P B/7/17 CAV AH-1G 67-15468 018 WO1 Robert Lester Long CP B/7/17 CAV AH-1G 67-15468 018 SSG Patrick O'Reilly Orr OB A/3/17 CAV OH-58A 68-16946
Incident Date 710430 019 SGT Jerry Donald Helms CE 61 AHC 020 SP4 David Phillip Medina CE 326 MED 101 ABN UH-1H 66-16588 019 SGT Harold Kingsley Armstrong CE B/101 AVN 101 ABN UH-1H 68-16303 019 SP4 Cantrell Monro Daniel III G B/101 AVN 101 ABN UH-1H 68-16303 020 WO1 Charles Thomas Kallaher AC B/101 AVN 101 ABN UH-1H 68-16303
Incident Date 710503 023 CPT Derrill Lee Burnside P 5 MECH OH-58A 68-16782
Incident Date 710507 025 1LT Frank Walter Bengtson P A/1/9 CAV 1 CAV OH-6A 67-16679 025 WO1 David Paul Meyer PP A/1/9 CAV 1 CAV OH-6A 67-16679 026 SP4 Larry Wayne Rothel G A/1/9 CAV 1 CAV OH-6A 67-16679
Incident Date 710509 027 PFC Johnell Laverne Chastang G 173 AHC UH-1C 66-00696
Incident Date 710510 030 SP4 David Wayne Starcher OB C/7/17 CAV OH-6A 67-16339 029 CW2 Clayton Wade James AC C/2/17 CAV 101 ABN OH-6A 67-16543 031 SP4 Noel Bruce Witmer CE C/2/17 CAV 101 ABN OH-6A 67-16543
Incident Date 710512 033 SGT Guy Victor Fearn C 101 ABN
Incident Date 710516 037 SP4 Phillip Corneli Blackmond OG F/4 CAV UH-1H 69-15272 037 SP4 Leonard Daniel Montes OG F/4 CAV UH-1H 69-15272 051 SP4 Ralph Edward Posey OG F/4 CAV UH-1H 69-15272
Incident Date 710517 039 WO1 Dale Allen Pearce P C/158 AVN 101 ABN UH-1H 67-17607 039 CW3 David Pecor Soyland P C/158 AVN 101 ABN UH-1H 67-17607
Incident Date 710520 042 WO1 Robert Graham Bruce P A/7/17 CAV OH-6A 68-17247 043 WO1 Gregory Allan Smith P A/7/17 CAV OH-6A 68-17247
Incident Date 710522 050 SSG Thomas Roy Lusher C F/4 CAV
Incident Date 710523 052 SP4 John Henry Gruber G 1/9 CAV 1 CAV OH-6A 67-16486 051 SP4 Henry Dale Adkins OB 1 AVN BDE OH-6A 68-17207 052 CPT Philip Dean Sharp P B/7/1 CAV OH-6A 68-17207
Incident Date 710524 052 SP4 Randall Charles Short CE B/7/17 CAV OH-6A 67-16253 055 WO1 Leroy James Westra P B/7/17 CAV OH-6A 67-16253 053 SP4 Gerald Martin Lubbehusen G 92 AHC UH-1H 67-17760 053 CPT Larry Richard Dewey P 92 AHC UH-1H 67-17760
Incident Date 710525 054 SP4 Dennis Charles Durand G A/227 AHB 1 CAV UH-1H 69-15704 054 SP4 John Wayne Littleton CX 92 AVN UH-1H 69-15704 054 MAJ William Edward Adams P A/227 AHB 1 CAV UH-1H 69-15704 054 CPT John Dehaas Curran P A/227 AHB 1 CAV UH-1H 69-15704 055 SP4 Melvin Robinson CE A/227 AHB 1 CAV UH-1H 69-15704
Incident Date 710527 056 WO1 Jerry Foy P D/3/5 CAV 5 INF AH-1G 68-15168 056 CPT Paul Dean Carter AC D/3/5 CAV 5 INF AH-1G 68-15168 056 SGT Philip Charles Taylor OB A/3/17 CAV, 12 CAG OH-58A 68-16888 056 1LT Thomas William Knuckey P A/3/17 CAV, 12 CAG OH-58A 68-16888
Incident Date 710528 057 SP5 Stephen Chavira OB B/2/17 CAV 101 ABN OH-6A 67-16670 057 CPT Paul Dean Urquhart P B/2/17 CAV 101 ABN OH-6A 67-16670
Incident Date 710530 058 PFC Jose Maria R. Arredondo C A/2/17 CAV 101 ABN
Incident Date 710531 060 SP5 Steven John Kearns FE 243 ASHC CH-47A 64-13116
Incident Date 710601 061 1LT Paul Gerald Magers P D/158 AVN 101 ABN AH-1G 68-15002 063 CW2 Donald Lynn Wann P D/158 AVN 101 ABN AH-1G 68-15002 060 WO1 George Howard Glawson, Jr. P INFANT NETT UH-1H 68-16313 061 SP4 Dennis Lee Meduna CE 128 AHC UH-1H 68-16313 061 CW2 Thomas Charles Michehl AC 128 AHC UH-1H 68-16313 063 SP4 Scott William Wayt G 128 AHC UH-1H 68-16313
Incident Date 710602 063 SP4 Danny Raymond King G B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV OH-6A 66-17905 064 WO1 Michael Alan Lamusga P B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV OH-6A 66-17905 063 SP4 Kevin Paul Forcum CE C/16 CAV UH-1H
Incident Date 710610 071 SP5 Johnny Arthur CE 192 AHC UH-1C 66-00597 072 SP4 Louie Gooch Montoya G 192 AHC UH-1C 66-00597
Incident Date 710611 072 SP4 Loyd Eugene Robinson C 1 AVN BDE
Incident Date 710612 074 SGT Gary Lee Westphal CE D/3/5 CAV OH-58A 68-16786
Incident Date 710615 077 CW2 Billy Dean Pedings P 237 MED DET UH-1H 68-15364 078 SP5 Donald Wood MD 237 MED DET UH-1H 68-15364
Incident Date 710616 078 SGT Thomas Preston Harvey G 191 AHC UH-1C
Incident Date 710617 079 SP4 David Lee Curtis C 179 ASHC, 223 CAB
Incident Date 710619 082 WO1 Randy Victor Hines P 221 AVN, 164 CAG 083 SP4 Jeffrey Scott Wesolowski C USARV FLT DET
Incident Date 710625 088 CPT Albert Parker Carden P D/158 AVN 101 ABN AH-1G 089 WO1 Michael Roy Wilson P 61 AHC UH-1H
Incident Date 710626 090 SP4 James Michael Young G 1 AVN BDE
Incident Date 710627 091 SSG Charlie Thomas Tanton C 129 AHC
Incident Date 710628 091 SP5 Charles William Cook G HHC 196 BDE 23 INF OH-6A 67-16417 092 WO1 Donald Lynn Delaplaine P HHC 196 BDE 23 INF OH-6A 67-16417
Incident Date 710629 093 SP4 Michael William Nicol C 1 AVN BDE
Incident Date 710703 097 CPT Phillip Rex Bergfield P A/4/77 ARA 101 ABN AH-1G 68-15185 098 CPT Terry Jack Martell P A/4/77 ARA 101 ABN AH-1G 68-15185 099 CW2 Robert Scott Schettig AC A/4/77 ARA 101 ABN AH-1G 67-15760 099 1LT Gary Preston Tomlinson P A/4/77 ARA 101 ABN AH-1G 67-15760
Incident Date 710705 101 CW2 Edward Lewis Mortimer, Jr. P F/4 CAV OH-6A 69-16043
Incident Date 710711 106 SP4 Thomas Timothy Collins OG D/1/1 CAV AH-1G 106 1LT Lance Davis Workman P 176 AHC, 14 CAB 105 SP5 Thomas Wayne Bickford G C/16 CAV OH-6A 68-17148 106 CW2 Michael Eugene Lukow P C/16 CAV OH-6A 68-17148
Incident Date 710715 108 PFC Alexander Willi Duplessie PX 125 ATC 107 1LT Howard John Becker, Jr. P A/2/17 CAV 101 ABN AH-1G 67-15679 108 CPT Ted James Taylor AC A/2/17 CAV 101 ABN AH-1G 67-15679
Incident Date 710717 109 SP4 John Henry Lopochonsky, Jr. G A/7/1 CAV OH-6A 67-16523 109 SP4 Allen Earl Noble OB A/7/1 CAV OH-6A 67-16523 109 WO1 Allen John Dyer P A/7/1 CAV OH-6A 67-16523
Incident Date 710718 110 SP4 Steven Jeffery Minkler C D/7/17 CAV 110 SP4 Rudolph Stevens C 173 AHC, 223 CAB 109 WO1 Jay Steven Aston P C/101 AVN 101 ABN UH-1H 68-15671
Incident Date 710723 112 SP4 Margarito Rodriquez Gomez C 1 AVN BDE
Incident Date 710724 113 SP4 Marvin Blair Stuart, Jr. C USARV FLT DET 113 SP4 Randall David Dalton G A/3/17 CAV OH-6A 68-17257 114 SGT Gregory Alfred Antunano OB A/3/17 CAV OH-6A 68-17257
Incident Date 710726 114 SSG Linwood Lee Baker C 1 AVN BDE 115 FSG Harry Kendall Harris, Jr. C 71 AHC 115 CPL Ralph Edward McElrath C 1 AVN BDE
Incident Date 710727 115 1LT John Albert Gross P 196 BDE 23 INF
Incident Date 710729 118 FSG Samuel Lee McAphee C USARV FLT DET
Incident Date 710731 119 SP5 Everett Eugene Delong, Jr. C 132 ASHC
Incident Date 710801 120 SP5 Andrew Morley Bordes OB HHC 2 BDE 101 ABN OH-6A 68-17176 120 WO1 William Jonathan Bradford P HHC 2 BDE 101 ABN OH-6A 68-17176
Incident Date 710812 130 SP5 Robert Thomas Nelson CE 179 AVN 129 SP4 Eric Steven Kelly G D/3/5 CAV UH-1H 67-17791 129 WO1 Lawrence Lee Kelly P D/3/5 CAV UH-1H 67-17791 130 1LT John Clyde Thompson, Jr. P D/3/5 CAV UH-1H 67-17791
Incident Date 710822 135 SFC Troy Ellis Brantley, Jr. C 125 AVN, 58 CAB


For events on 710513 see enemy attack in the A Shau Valley , , ,
For events on 710523 see enemy attack at Cam Ranh Bay , , ,
For events on 710531 see war in Cambodia , , ,
For events on 710602 see war in Cambodia , , ,
For events on 710624 see Battle for FSB Fuller , , ,
For events on 710708 see war in Cambodia , , ,
For events on 710815 see operation report , , ,

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Please note:  The incident date is not always the same as date died.
Duty codes: AC = Aircraft Commander P = Pilot CP = Co-pilot C = Crew Member FE = Flight Engineer G = Gunner OB = Observer CE = Crew Chief IP = Instructor Pilot MD = Medic ME = Mechanic PX = Passenger PP = Pilot Passenger CX = Crew member passenger ME = Mechanic PR = Pararescue Member TI = Technical Observer FM = Flight Mechanic RS = Rescue Specialist FS = Flight Surgeon OG = Non-Crew Member On Ground CG = Crew Member on Ground


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