Allen, Richard Calvin, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade/116th Assault Helicopter Company
Service Years
1966 - 1967

Transportation Corps

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia, PA
Last Address
Philadelphia, PA

Casualty Date
Nov 18, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Binh Duong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Hillside Cemetery - Roslyn, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
30E 021

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
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 Unit Assignments
1st Aviation Brigade/116th Assault Helicopter Company269th Aviation Battalion1st Aviation Brigade12th Aviation Group
  1967-1967, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade/116th Assault Helicopter Company
  1967-1967, 1981, 269th Aviation Battalion
  1967-1967, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1967-1967, 1981, 12th Aviation Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
Pennsylvania State University at Altoona
  1962-1964, Pennsylvania State University at Altoona
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

1st Lt. Allen was shot during takeoff on first lift of Operation Atlanta (Iron Trangle).  He served with the 116th Assault Helicopter Company. Note: Operation Atlanta was an operation involving 2nd and 3rd Brigades, 25th Infantry Division and ARVN 5th Division search and destroy operation in Bình Dương and Hau Nghhia Provinces, 18 November to 23 December 1967.
   
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