Brandt, Keith Allan, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 1981, 101st Aviation Battalion/HHC
Service Years
1965 - 1971

Aviation

Captain


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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1940
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bellingham
Last Address
Laos

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

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Aviator Badge (Basic)
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
13th Aviation Battalion/121st Aviation Company13th Aviation Battalion/235th Aviation CompanyAviation School, Hunter AAF Staff Element101st Airborne Division
101st Aviation Battalion
  1966-1967, 062B, 13th Aviation Battalion/121st Aviation Company
  1967-1968, 062B, 13th Aviation Battalion/235th Aviation Company
  1968-1970, 1981, Aviation School, Hunter AAF Staff Element
  1970-1971, 1981, 101st Airborne Division
  1970-1971, 1981, 101st Aviation Battalion/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)/Operation Lam Son 719
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Prior to his third tour in Vietnam, Capt. Brandt had served two initial tours as a Warrant Officer flying UH-1 helicopters.  He then served as an AH-1G instructor at Hunter Army Air Filed, Georgia. He received a commission as a 1st Lt. on 9 October 1969.

In his last tour, Capt. Keith Brandt and 1st Lt. Boffman, 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.


 
   
Comments/Citation
See NOTES

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