Name: CW2 Marvin Leroy Wagner
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/21/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.4
Date of Birth: 03/01/1947
Home City: Elverta, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/7/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 08W-040
Short Summary: Two LOHs either shot down in same location or had a mid-air NE of Pleiku. KIAs 1LT Lanny Wallace, WO1 Phillip Wright, SP4 Walter Kacsock
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-07860
Service number: W3165044
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 10/04/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: MOUNT VERNON MEMORIAL PARK, FAIR OAKS, CA
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 05/25/1998
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