Munch, Michael Raymond, CPL Fallen
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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Last Unit
1969-1969, 11B, 23rd Infantry Division/Americal Division
Service Years
1969 - 1969
Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


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Home State
Year of Birth
Casualty Info
Home Town
Council Bluffs
Last Address
Council Bluffs

Casualty Date
May 13, 1969
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Quang Ngai
Vietnam War/Vietnam Unspecified Operations
Location of Interment
St Joseph's Cemetery - Council Bluff, Iowa
Wall/Plot Coordinates
25W 107

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 Unit Assignments
57th Infantry Regiment23rd Infantry Division/Americal Division
  1969-1969, 11B, 57th Infantry Regiment
  1969-1969, 11B, 23rd Infantry Division/Americal Division
 Combat and Operations History
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1969)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jan 19, 2013, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

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Hymn to the Fallen performed by the 451st Army Band.

Ed  Kerns
Fellow Combat Vet
1206 Jim Brown Parkway Council Bluffs Iowa 51503 USA
You will never be forgotten. You are on the wall at home and I visit it now and then. I will salute you for your courage and sacrifice. God Bless you and your family and peace to all. Fast Eddie class of 1966 ALHS
Nov 29, 2009
manny  g
Fellow Veteran 69-70 An Khe
Union Gap, WA. 98903
“You are Remembered”
Peace and condolence, to the family and friends. 'He which hath no stomach to this fight let him depart. But we in it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother”. Rest in peace brave soldier, you have not been forgotten. (W.Shakespeare) May God Bless You for your Sacrifice!!!
Jul 20, 2008
Joel Blalock
Comrade in Vietnam
Spokane, WA USA
I still miss you, Michael
Michael: I knew you as a friend in dog training in Ft. Benning and served with you with the 57th Scout Dog Platoon, 198th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division, Bayonet fire base (Chu Lai). I will never forget you and think of you often. I can only honor you by living a life of integrity, honesty, faithfulness (especially to my wife of 34 years)and love for my country. I miss you. "Greater love hath no man than to give his life for his brother." Joel
Monday, August 19, 2002
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
We Remember
Michael is buried at St Joseph's Cemetery, Council Bluff,IA. BSM PH
Posted by: Robert Sage
Friday, June 17, 2011
Never Forgotten
Mike: We served together in the 57th Scout Dog Platoon. This week, I'll be making a journey to Vietnam as a tourist. It has been 39 years since you left. You were a friend and I still think of you often.
Posted by: Joel Blalock
Relationship: Fellow soldier
Monday, March 31, 2008
Think of you...
Think of you and Terry every spring
Posted by: Suzanne Byers
Monday, May 7, 2007
Never Forgotten

"If you are able, save for them a place inside of you....and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.....Be not ashamed to say you loved them....
Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own....And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind...."

Quote from a letter home by Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell
KIA 24 March 1970. Distinguished Flying Cross: Shot down and Killed while attempting to rescue 8 fellow soldiers surrounded by attacking enemy forces.

We Nam Brothers pause to give a backward glance, and post this remembrance to you, one of the gentle heroes lost to the War in Vietnam:

Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop your steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-ladened bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step out of the heat. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest forever in the shade of our love, brother.

From your Nam-Band-Of-Brothers
Posted by: Bill Nelson
Relationship: NamVet 2/502 Inf 101 Abn 69-70
Thursday, March 30, 2006
One Among Many
I never knew him personally, but I heard his name spoken when we were learning the TET offensive and Quang Nai during my Vietnam class. He was someone my Vietnam teacher knew. I have learned so much during that course, and my heart aches for all those 58,000 and more people who were killed during this brutal and senseless war. Michael R. Munch will be remembered at least by me, even though I never heard his voice, saw his face, or knew his life.
Posted by: Christina
Relationship: A friend of my teacher's.
Tuesday, May 13, 2003
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