Last Known Activity|
23 Aug 68-;Talmadge H. Alphin, Jr., SSGT E-6, William H. Bric, III, PFC E-3, Thadeusz M Kepezyk, SFC E-7; Donald R Kerns, SFC E-7, James T Kickliter, SGT E-5; Charles R. Norris, MSG E-8; Richard E. Pegram, Jr. SGM, E-9, Paul D Potter, 1LT, from FOB2 (Kham Duc) at CCN for a conference; Rolf E. Rickmeyers, SFC E-7; Anthony J Santana, SP/4; Gilbert A Secor, MSG E8; James W. Smith, SGT E-5; Robert J. Uyesaka, SGT E-5 Howard S Varni, SSGT E-6, Harold R. Voorheis, SFC, E-7; Albert M. Waker, SFC E-7; Donald W. Welch, SFC E-7; USASF, 5th SFGA, FOB4 (Command & Control North), Marble Mountain, Da Nang, Ops 35 and 16 Indigenous Personnel and camp workers laborers, and team members ALL KIA-RR. Several of those killed were assigned to FOB's and were at the FOB-4 (CCN) compound for a conference. The CCN compound was attacked by enemy demolition, suicide element of more than 100 NVA which had infiltrated into the compound throwing satchel charges and firing away with AK rifles. The fighting raged on for more than three hours. (One source, reports 28 Americans and 41 Montagnard Commandos were killed).