Name: WO1 Russell Moldenhauer
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/02/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.6
Date of Birth: 04/18/1947
Home City: Oxnard, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 336 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 67-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 31E-025
Short Summary: Hit in head by single round while off loading ARVN troops in an LZ near Ca Mau. In the right seat and had a comic book in his belt.
Service number: W3157380
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Small Arms Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 10/07/1967
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 01
Location: An Xugen Province IV Corps.
Reason: gunshot or small arms fire
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
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