Bobo, Charles Glen, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
67N10-UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 67N10, 158th Aviation Battalion (Assault Helicopter)
Service Years
1969 - 1971


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Casualty Info
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Casualty Date
Feb 08, 1971
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Marshall Memorial Gardens - Albertville, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel W5, Line 86

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1971, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviation Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
158th Aviation Battalion (Assault Helicopter)
  1970-1971, 67N10, 158th Aviation Battalion (Assault Helicopter)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)/Operation Lam Son 719
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Charles Bobo served in C Company, 158th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 101st Aviation Group, 101st Airborne Division. His tour began on 9 September 70.

He was a crew chief aboard a UH-1H (tail number 68-16307) that was hit; and while returning to base, crashed and burned 10 miles west of Lao Bao. The crew were on an insertion mission during during the Lam Son 719 operation, the first day of the operation.

Crew Members:
Sgt. Charles G. Bobo, CE
Cpl. John E. Robertson, G
CW2 Paul C. Stewart, P (BNR)
WO1 Thomas P. Doody, P

Though the remains of the crew were recovered, those of CWO Paul Stewart were never found.

Charles was interred in Marshall Memorial Gardens, Albertville, Marshall County, Alabama.
Notes/Links: (details of the mission and loss) (Lam Son 719 / Dewey Canyon II)

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