Best, Oliver Adrian, Jr., 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
1331-Combat Engineer Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 1331, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division /HHC
Service Years
1967 - 1969

Engineer Corps

First Lieutenant



Two Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New York
Last Address
New York

Casualty Date
May 06, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
25W 009

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Engineer Shoulder Cord


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Engineer

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division
  1968-1969, 1331, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
  1968-1969, 1331, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division /HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  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)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
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