Belnap, Glen Dean, LTC

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 1542, 4th Infantry Division
Service Years
1945 - 1967


Lieutenant Colonel

Four Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Red Bluff, CA
Last Address

Casualty Date
Dec 20, 1967
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Kontum (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
32E 029

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACVArmy War College (Staff)3rd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment4th Infantry Division
  1965-1966, Field Advisory Element MACV
  1966-1967, Army War College (Staff)
  1967-1967, 1542, 3rd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment
  1967-1967, 1542, 4th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1965-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
Army War College
  1966-1967, Army War College
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Name: LTC Glen Dean Belnap
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/20/67 while performing the duty of Passenger.
Age at death: 44.9
Date of Birth: 01/18/23
Home City: Red Bluff, CA
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 3 BDE 4 INF
Major organization: 4th Infantry Division
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 32E-029
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16154
Service number: O63088
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1542 = 15 Infantry Unit Commander
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: passenger
Started Tour: 08/10/67
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
Length of service: 22
Location: Kontum Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Relgion: Protestant - no denominational preference
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 10/04/97


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