Ables, Elmer Robert Lee, Jr., SFC

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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
91B40-Senior Medical NCO/Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 91B40, Det A-341, A Company, 5th Special Forces Group
Service Years
1955 - 1967

Special Forces
Sergeant First Class

Four Service Stripes

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Newhall, CA
Last Address
Newhall, CA

Casualty Date
Oct 26, 1967
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Phuoc Long (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28E 071 / Section 13, 7173-K

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1967, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Medical 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
5th Special Forces Group (A)
  1966-1967, 91B40, Det A-341, A Company, 5th Special Forces Group
  1967-1967, 91B40, 5th Special Forces Group (A)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Casualty Occurrence: Medevac Helicopter crash, Exact location and details unknown.
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