Albanese, Robert, MSG

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11F50-Infantry Operations and Intelligence NCO
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 11F50, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1953 - 1969

Master Sergeant

Five Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Belvidere, NJ
Last Address
Belvidere, NJ

Casualty Date
Jul 03, 1969
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Belvidere Cemetery - Belvidere, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
21W 050

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryNew Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2019, New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
101st Airborne Division 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
  1968-1969, 11F50, 101st Airborne Division
  1968-1969, 11F50, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

MSgt. Albanese served as an Infantry Operations And Intelligence Specialist with the HHC, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. He was killed on 3 July 1969 in the Ashau Valley near Camp Evans. His death was a result of a Helicopter crash (UH-1H #67-17855). 

Crew Members injured in the crash:
Aircraft Commander, WO1, E. Navarrette
Pilot, WO1, E. Berner
Crew Chief, SP4, O.R. Carlo
Gunner, PFC, D.G. Ostermiller

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