Burch, Steven Ralph, WO1

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Last Rank
Warrant Officer 1
Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Last Primary MOS
101B-Fixed Wing Pilot, Single Engine
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 100B, 174th Assault Helicopter Company
Service Years
1970 - 1971

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Warrant Officer 1

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
St Paul
Last Address
St Paul

Casualty Date
Mar 05, 1971
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Snelling National Cemetery - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04W 023

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

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

 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
174th Assault Helicopter Company
  1970-1971, 100B, 174th Assault Helicopter Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  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
WO1 Steven Burch was severely injured in the crash of his UH-1 (tail number 68-15403) in an landing zone near LZ Scotch during Lam Son 719 on 25 February 1971.  He died of those injuries in hospital in Japan.

Memorial posted on the following site is in reference to the actions of that day prior to the crash of this helicopter, relating how this team saved the lives of some members of TF-116, Brown Water Black Berets. http://www.thewall-usa.com/guest.asp?recid=15194




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