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Name: WO1 Joe Michael Moran
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/04/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.6
Date of Birth: 08/14/1945
Home City: West Columbia, TX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC/2 BDE 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-19/67-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 48E-007
Service number: W3158604
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 12/15/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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
This record was last updated on 07/21/2001

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