STRINGER ISAAC JR Name: SP4 Isaac Stringer, Jr.
Status: Killed In
Action from an incident on 02/26/1969 while performing the duty of
Age at death: 22.5
Date of Birth: 08/17/1946
Service: regular component of the U.S. Army.
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Service: U.S. Army.
Wall location: 31W-073
Short Summary: Hit in the head by an RPG in the
Muleskinner ramp area during an NVA sapper attack.
Service number: 53581532
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 67A =
Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice
Compliment cause: explosive
Started Tour: 10/21/1968
"Official" listing: ground
Location: Hau Nghia Province III Corps.
information about this casualty:
Isaac was my door gunner at the time on
012. It was his turn to sleep on the aircraft that night. He was found about
2/3's of the way between the 012's reventment and the ammo bunker. from Ron
Peters (Pig Pen) FE on 012. The only Muleskinner killed during an NVA sapper
attack to destroy our Chinooks. His head was blown off by a direct hit with an
RPG. from Gary Roush, 242 ASHC pilot 68-69
Reason: other causes
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S.
Religion: Baptist - other groups
information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty
Army Military class: enlisted personnel
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