Boffman, Alan Brent, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1971-1971, 1981, 101st Aviation Battalion/HHC
Service Years
1969 - 1971

Aviation

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Norfolk
Last Address
Norfolk

Casualty Date
Mar 18, 1971
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel W4 Line 57

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialNorfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, VA
  1971, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, VA [Verified]


 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
101st Airborne Division 101st Aviation Battalion
  1971-1971, 1981, 101st Airborne Division
  1971-1971, 1981, 101st Aviation Battalion/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)/Operation Lam Son 719
 Colleges Attended 
Norfolk State University
  1965-1969, Norfolk State University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
1st Lt. Boffman and Capt. Keith Brandt, D Company, 101st Airborne Battalion, were  killed in the shoot down and crash of their AH-1G (tail number 68-15077) during Lam Song 719.

Their remains were recovered in 1990.


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Comments/Citation
See:James H. Willbanks, A Raid Too Far: Operation Lam Son 719 and Vietnamization in Laos, pages 137-138.
   
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