Behm, Chris Roger, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
45J-Aircraft Armament Repairman
Last MOS Group
Ordnance (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1971-1971, 45J, 220th Aviation Battalion
Service Years
1970 - 1971

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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1952
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pensacola
Last Address
Pensacola

Casualty Date
Sep 30, 1971
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Barrancas National Cemetery - Pensacola, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02W 030

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 Unit Assignments
1st Aviation Brigade117th Assault Helicopter Company220th Aviation Battalion
  1971-1971, 45J, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1971-1971, 45J, 117th Assault Helicopter Company
  1971-1971, 45J, 220th Aviation Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Consolidation I Campaign (1971)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SP4 Behm was sering as the crew chief aboard an Army UH-1C (#65-09458) that was hit .51 caliber machine gun fire, caught fire, lost its tail boom, crashed inverted, and burned.

He served with the  117th AHC, 222nd Aviation Battalion, 12th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade. His tour began 8 January 1971.

Crew killed were:
WO1 Thomas R. Stansbury [AC]
WO1 Frederick C. Hebert [CP]
SP4 Chris R. Behm [CE]
SP4 Ronald G. Ricks [G]

Chris was interred in Barrancas National Cemetery, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida,  in Section 31 Site 250. 
 
   
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