Blackwell, Joseph Carlton, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
13B40-Cannon Crewmember
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1970, 13B40, A Battery, 5th Battalion, 27th Artillery
Service Years
1969 - 1970


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This Military Service Page was created/owned by SGT James E. Reece, III (Team Leader, Vietnam Profiles) to remember Blackwell, Joseph Carlton, SGT.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Seminary, MS
Last Address
Seminary, MS

Casualty Date
Nov 29, 1970
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Ninh Thuan (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Lebanon Cemetery - Covington County, Mississippi
Wall/Plot Coordinates
06W 090

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1970, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2020, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
5th Battalion, 27th Artillery1st Field Force Vietnam (I Field Force)
  1970-1970, 13B40, A Battery, 5th Battalion, 27th Artillery
  1970-1970, 13B40, 1st Field Force Vietnam (I Field Force)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Sgt. Blackwell was killed when the C-123 in which he was a passenger crashed into a hill 10-15 miles south of Cam Ranh Bay AB, RVN (near Phan Rang Air Base, Ninh Thuan Province, RVN). C-123K, (#54-0649), "Bookie 540", flight from Phan Rang AB to Cam Ranh Bay AB.

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