Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)
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Killed in Action (KIA) on
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Date range on this panel 8/19/68 - 8/24/68

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No. Rank Name                       Duty Unit                 Type   Number
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                 Incident Date 680819
003 SGT Robert Buck Purtell           OB C/7/1 CAV            OH-6A          
001 CPL Patrick Charles Miles         G  HMM-262              CH-46A 152566    

Incident Date 680820 009 WO1 Micheal Ray Harlamert P 117 AHC UH-1D
Incident Date 680821 016 WO1 Douglas Woodrow Collins P ACT/11 ACR AH-1G 67-15596 018 SP6 Dick Dale Hamilton C ACT/11 ACR AH-1G 67-15596 015 WO1 Hershel Joe Bullock, Sr. P 135 AHC, EMU UH-1C 66-15125 018 SP4 William Ervin Fennell CE 135 AHC UH-1C 66-15125
Incident Date 680822 025 CPL Kenneth Neil Brandes CE HMM-161 CH-46D 153994 027 SP5 David Lynn Ferry CE 92 AHC UH-1C 66-15119 029 CPT Verlyn Gwen Meyer AC 92 AHC UH-1C 66-15119 030 WO1 James K. Mc Aleer III P 92 AHC UH-1C 66-15119 034 SP4 Patrick Edward Ward G 92 AHC UH-1C 66-15119
Incident Date 680823 037 WO1 Barry J. Becannen PP A/1 AVN 1 INF OH-6A 67-16097 038 1LT Thal Anthony Brown PP A/1 AVN 1 INF OH-6A 67-16097 053 MAJ William Otto Schmale PP A/1 AVN 1 INF OH-6A 67-16097 055 WO1 Richard Orrin Soper P A/1 AVN 1 INF OH-6A 67-16097
Incident Date 680824 059 LCP Michael Alberici G HMM-265 CH-46A 152502


For events on 680819 see operation report 2/11 ACR, , ,
For events on 680819 see enemy attack near Tay Ninh 25 INF DIV, , ,
For events on 680819 see unit history 155 AHC, B-23 SF, ,
For events on 680820 see operation report 23 INF DIV, 196 LIB, 3/21 INF,
For events on 680821 see operation report 1 INF DIV, 1/2 INF, 2/11 ACR,
For events on 680821 see Pacific Stars and Stripes 9 INF DIV, 3/34 ARTY 9 INF, ,
For events on 680821 see unit history A/7/17 CAV, D/7/17 CAV, ,
For events on 680822 see Attack on Saigon , , ,
For events on 680823 see unit history 155 AHC, Battle of Duc Lap, A-239 SF DET, 23 ARVN DIV
For events on 680823 see Battle for Ha Thanh A-104 SF DET, CIDG, AMERICAL DIV,
For events on 680823 see Battle of Duc Lap A-239 SF DET, CIDG, 2 MSF,
For events on 680824 see operation TIEN BO , , ,
For events on 680824 see unit history 155 AHC, Battle of Duc Lap, ,
For events on 680824 see unit history HMM-262, , ,
For events on 680824 see Battle of Duc Lap B-23 SF DET, , ,

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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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