Benavidez, Benjamin John, SFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B40-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, MACV Advisory Team 56
Service Years
1950 - 1971

Sergeant First Class


Seven Service Stripes



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
1933
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Montezuma, NM
Last Address
Montezuma, NM

Casualty Date
Apr 13, 1971
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Phong Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Family Cemetery - Montezuma, New Mexico
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04W 121

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2020, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Master ParachutistPathfinder Badge
Rifle
Auto Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
8th ArmyMACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1951-1952, 4745, Korean Support Command, 8th Army
  1968-1968, 11B40, MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)
  1970-1971, MACV Advisory Team 56
  1970-1971, 11B40, HHC, Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1952 Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

1 full tour in Korean War,  1 full tour in Vietnam, 1 Partial Vietnam Tour(9 months)
   
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