Akers, Dennis Owen, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11B20, 191st Aviation Company (AHC)
Service Years
1966 - 1968

Specialist 4



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Louisville, KY
Last Address
Louisville, KY

Casualty Date
Jun 05, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Dinh Tuong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Evergreen Cemetery - Louisville, Kentucky
Wall/Plot Coordinates
60W 014

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryKentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviation Badge (Basic)
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Aviation Brigade191st Aviation Company (AHC)214th Aviation Battalion
  1967-1968, 11B20, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1967-1968, 11B20, 191st Aviation Company (AHC)
  1967-1968, 11B20, 214th Aviation Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SP4 Akers was a gunner aboard UH-1D (tail number 65-10019) that crashed killing all 4 crewmen aboard.

Crew:
WO1 Ricardo R. Tejano [AC]
WO1 Norman M. Turone [CP]
SP4 Dennis O. Akers [G]
SP5 Richard L. Vines [G]
 
   
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