Apodaca, Jack Michael, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
67A-Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 67A, 25th Aviation Battalion/A Company (Little Bears)
Service Years
1967 - 1969


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lennox, CA
Last Address
Lennox, CA

Casualty Date
Aug 14, 1969
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Inglewood Park Cemetery - Inglewood, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
19W 036

 Official Badges 

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Aviation Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)25th Aviation Battalion
  1968-1969, 67A, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1968-1969, 67A, 25th Aviation Battalion/A Company (Little Bears)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1969 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

Casualty Occurrence: See below

On a night mission, flares were deployed and aircraft exploded in flight, 5km south of Trang Bang. Sgt. Apodaca was serving as a gunner aboard a UH-1H (#67-19531) that was brought down by an RPG killing all 5 crewmen and 2 passengers.

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