Name: LJG Arnold Winfield Barden, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/20/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.5
Date of Birth: 04/02/1946
Home City: San Diego, CA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Navy.
Unit: HA(L)-3 DET 4
Service: U.S. Navy.
The Wall location: 02W-020
Short Summary: Believed to have died of injuries when the helicopter slung a main rotor blade during a ferry flight.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-04602
Call sign: SEAWOLF
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1310 = Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 01/08/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XS470910
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: no religous preference
Burial information: FT ROSECRANS NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN DIEGO CA
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