Coast, Albert Frank, 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
1970-1971, 1542, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
Service Years
1951 - 1971


Lieutenant Colonel

One Overseas Service Bar

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Apr 20, 1971
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04W 135

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
11th Infantry Brigade (Light)4th Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
  1970-1971, 11th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1970-1971, 1542, 4th Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment
  1970-1971, 1542, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)/Operation Lam Son 719
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Mike Burnes,  a former trooper in 4/3 recalled LTC Coast was bringing out a pair of replacement boots for one of the men whose boots had worn out;  the same flight in
which the accident took place.    This was the kind of leader Coast was. 
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