Butler, Albert Charles, LTC

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1949 - 1969


Lieutenant Colonel

One Overseas Service Bar

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Casualty Info
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Last Address

Casualty Date
Mar 22, 1969
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Wesleyanna Cemetery - Star, Mississippi
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28W 009

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Aviator Badge (Basic)
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
23rd Infantry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1968-1969, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1968-1969, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Helicopter OH-6A 67-16109
Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16109
The Army purchased this helicopter 07/68
Total flight hours at this point: 00000899
Date: 03/22/1969
Incident number: 69032202.KIA
Unit: 1 BDE 25 INF
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY for Command and Control
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at 0800 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT400494
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section
Systems damaged were: TAIL ROTOR, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA, 01 DOI,
The helicopter crashed. Aircraft destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, LNOF, 90285, CRAFX, HUGHS, CASRP (Operations Report, Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base, Crash Facts Message, Casualty Report)
Loss to Inventory
Crew Members:
P LTC Charles A. Butler KIA
OB CPT Larry D. Baldwin KIA

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