GREEN JERRY L
Name: WO1 Jerry L. Green (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/12/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 29.5
Date of Birth: 09/29/1938
Home City: Tucson, AZ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 240 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 66-23/66-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 44E-026
Short Summary: Hit by a round out of a mini-gun while on the ground with 240 AHC. According to Army Aviation Magazine, it was an accident.
Call sign: Greyhounds
Service number: W3155270
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Ground Casualty
Compliment cause: weapons
Started Tour: 10/01/1967
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 10
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Reason: accidental homicide
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: SOUTH LAWN MEMORIAL CEMETERY, TUCSON, AZ
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994
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