Bodnar, Joseph A., 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 1542, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1966 - 1968


First Lieutenant

One Overseas Service Bar

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Athens, Ohio

Mount Calvary Cemetery
Athens County
Ohio, USA

Casualty Date
May 19, 1968
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Nevada Cemetery - Nevada, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
63E 005

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple HeartVietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment
  1966-1967, 0006, Officer Candidate School (Infantry) Fort Benning, GA
  1967-1968, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1967-1968, 1542, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
1st Lt. Joe Bodnar served with D Company, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Division in Tay Ninh, RVN.  His tour began on 9 August 1967.

Initially, he served with A Company, and was wounded in late August 1967.  He served in several operations prior to his death.

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