Name: CW2 Douglas Silvio Vergamini
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/26/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.4
Date of Birth: 01/16/1945
Home City: Council Bluffs, IA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09W-097
Short Summary: Shot down by 51 cal fire during combat assualt SW Firebase Snuffy in III Corp with CW2 Dennis Brault.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15026
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: .51 Caliber
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/14/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Phuoc Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: CEDAR LAWN CEMETERY, COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA
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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