Doody, Thomas Patrick, WO1

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Last Rank
Warrant Officer 1
Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Last Primary MOS
100B-Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 100B, 158th Aviation Battalion (Assault Helicopter)
Service Years
1963 - 1971

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Warrant Officer 1

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Grand Junction
Last Address
Grand Junction

Casualty Date
Feb 08, 1971
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Orchard Mesa Cemetery - Grand Junction, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
05W Line 087

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

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

 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
158th Aviation Battalion (Assault Helicopter)
  1970-1971, 100B, 158th Aviation Battalion (Assault Helicopter)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)/Operation Lam Son 719
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
WO1 Doody served with C Company, 158th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 101st Aviation Group, 101st Airborne Division.

He was the pilot aboard a UH-1H (tail number 68-16307) that was hit; and while returning to base, crashed and burned 10 miles west of Lao Bao. The crew were on an insertion mission during during the Lam Son 719 operation, the first day of the operation.

Crew Members:
Sgt. Charles G. Bobo, CE
Cpl. John E. Robertson, G
CW2 Paul C. Stewart, P (BNR)
WO1 Thomas P. Doody, P

Though the remains of the crew were recovered, those of CWO Paul Stewart were never found.

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