Couch, Roy Everett, COL

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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, MACV Advisory Team 70
Service Years
1948 - 1970

Infantry

Colonel


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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Elkins
Last Address
Cave Springs, Arkansas

Casualty Date
Feb 07, 1970
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
14W 111

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1970, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Combat Infantryman 2nd Award

 
 Unit Assignments
97th Infantry DivisionMilitary Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1944-1945, 97th Infantry Division
  1969-1970, MACV Advisory Team 70
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 Central Europe Campaign (1945)/Battle of the Ruhr Pocket
  1945-1945 Central Europe Campaign (1945)/Victory in Europe Day (VE Day - 8May45)
  1945-1946 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
  1946-1949, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Col. Couch had enlisted in the Army ion 24 May 1944 in Little Rock, Arkansas (Camp Joseph T. Robinson).  He served in the ETO during the War as a PFC, receiving the Bronze Star while in Czechoslovakia.  He served until May 1949 (reserve) when he received his commission as a 2nd Lt..

He was killed in a helicopter crash. while serving with MACV.
 
   
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