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


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Date range on this panel 8/11/69 - 8/28/69

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No. Rank Name                       Duty Unit                 Type   Number
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                 Incident Date 690812
018 WO1 Francis Mc Dowall, Jr.        P  C/2/20 ARA 1 CAV     AH-1G  67-15723            

Incident Date 690813 028 AMH Richard Lee Brown C HA(L)-3 032 CW2 Lester Alan Hansen P 170 AHC, 52 CAB UH-1C 66-15136
Incident Date 690814 037 PFC Donald Allen Contarino CE 174 AHC 040 SGT Daryl Milton Mogck OB A/1/9 CAV OH-6A 67-16287 036 SGT Jack Michael Apodaca G A/25 AVN 25 INF UH-1H 67-19531 037 1LT Jeffrey Charles Elson AC B/25 AVN 25 INF UH-1H 67-19531 038 WO1 Melvin Lee Grant P A/25 AVN 25 INF UH-1H 67-19531 039 SP4 James Borland Hiemenz OB HHC/1/27 INF UH-1H 67-19531 039 1LT Horatio William Hurston OB HHC/1/27 INF UH-1H 67-19531 039 SP4 Richard James Kilwine CE A/25 AVN 25 INF UH-1H 67-19531 042 CPL Gil Stevens Wilfong G A/25 AVN 25 INF UH-1H 67-19531
Incident Date 690815 046 SFC Earl John Overacker C HHC 228 ASHB 1 CAV 045 PFC Jacky Eugene Landers G A/25 AVN 25 INF UH-1H 66-16492 043 WO1 John Michael Bozinski P 174 AHC, 14 CAB UH-1H 66-00993 044 SP4 Alejo Del Valle-Sanchez CE 174 AHC, 14 CAB UH-1H 66-00993 044 PFC Johnnie Graham, Jr. G 174 AHC, 14 CAB UH-1H 66-00993 047 WO1 Robert Hazen Shields II AC 174 AHC, 14 CAB UH-1H 66-00993
Incident Date 690816 050 SFC William Napoleon La Grone C HHT/7/1 CAV 049 CW2 Mark W. Eveland AC D/229 AHB 1 CAV AH-1G 67-15733 051 WO1 Clifford Paul Mc Crary P D/229 AHB 1 CAV AH-1G 67-15733
Incident Date 690817 053 SP4 Carl Calvin Bates, Jr. G 57 AHC UH-1H 053 WO1 Gerald Lewis Caton AC 326 MED 101 ABN OH-6A 67-16254 055 CPT George Louis Miner P 326 MED 101 ABN OH-6A 67-16254
Incident Date 690818 061 SP5 James Walter Kirksey CE B/25 AVN 25 INF 058 1LT William John Bassignani P 173 ABN BDE OH-6A 67-16592 060 SP4 Rigoberto Gomez-Diaz CE HHC 173 ABN BDE OH-6A 67-16592 058 CW2 Norman Dwane Auten P B/1 AVN 1 INF AH-1G 67-15765 061 WO1 James G. Hodgskin, Jr. P B/1 AVN 1 INF AH-1G 67-15765
Incident Date 690819 069 PFC Francis Emil Brancheau II C C/227 AHB 1 CAV 069 SP4 Bobby Joe Likens C C/227 AHB 1 CAV 069 PFC Stewart James Lavigne CE 71 AHC UH-1D 66-16303 070 PFC Stephen Lee Martino G 71 AHC UH-1D 66-16303 072 WO1 John David Plummer P 71 AHC UH-1D 66-16303 074 WO1 Gerald Leon Silverstein AC 71 AHC UH-1D 66-16303
Incident Date 690820 082 WO1 Martin Lester Taber AC D/3/5 CAV AH-1G 68-15032 083 WO1 James Richard Waldowski P D/3/5 CAV AH-1G 68-15032
Incident Date 690821 085 WO1 Rupert A. Funderburk, Jr. P B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV OH-6A 66-07922 086 SP5 Daniel Perry Holtrey CE B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV OH-6A 66-07922 088 WO1 Michael Nicholas Masuen P B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV OH-6A 66-07922 090 1LT Willard D. Richardson, Jr. P D/158 AVN 101 ABN AH-1G 68-15059 090 CPT Joe Carl Shaw P C/101 AVN 101 ABN AH-1G 68-15059
Incident Date 690822 091 SP5 Michael Terry Boat FE 213 ASHC CH-47C 68-15824 091 WO1 Barrett Chamberland Brown P 213 ASHC CH-47C 68-15824 091 1LT Curtis Paul Challberg P 213 ASHC CH-47C 68-15824 094 SP5 Arthur Harry Johnson CE 213 ASHC CH-47C 68-15824 095 SP4 Robert Lee Ketelaar G 213 ASHC CH-47C 68-15824 095 SP4 Moses Iwane Kuahiwinui, Jr. G 213 ASHC CH-47C 68-15824
Incident Date 690823 100 SP4 William Walter Ellis III CE A/158 AVN 101 ABN


For events on 690812 see enemy attacks , , ,
For events on 690812 see Battle of Thunder Road 1 INF DIV, , 1/4 CAV,
For events on 690814 see unit history 361 AWC, MACV SOG CCC, 57 AHC,
For events on 690824 see operation report 196 INF BDE, , ,
For events on 690824 see Battle of Trapezoid III 1 INF DIV, , ,
For events on 690825 see operation LIEN KET 414 , , ,
For events on 690825 see unit history 20 SOS, , ,
For events on 690826 see operation LIEN KET 531 , , ,

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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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