TRIPP ALFRED LEONARD

Name: CPT Alfred Leonard Tripp
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/25/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.3
Date of Birth: 03/26/1941
Home City: Warwick, RI
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: VMO-2
Flight class: 35-60
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 50W-010
Short Summary: Shot down while making repeated runs on a AW position to take fire off pinned down USMC troops. 1st tour MOS 7335 UH-34 pilot.
Aircraft: OV-10 tail number 155412
Service number: 084130
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7576 = Pilot VMO OV-10
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 05/27/1968
"Official" listing: fixed wing air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: BARRANCAS NATIONAL CEMETERY, PENSACOLA FL
This record was last updated on 11/06/2013


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