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Name: CPT Alan James Dean
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/05/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 31.1
Date of Birth: 03/11/1936
Home City: West Chicago, IL
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: VMO-6
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 17E-105
Short Summary: Ground fire while doing MEDEVAC during operation Desoto with Brooke Shadburne and crewmem Scruggs and Parker.
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 151852
Service number: 075354
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7335 = Pilot HMH
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 08
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: no religous preference
This record was last updated on 02/22/1994

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