Drake, Earle Avon, CPT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Armor (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 1204, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1956 - 1967
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Order of the Spur



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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mill Valley
Last Address
Mill Valley

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1967
Hostile, Died
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 082

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur

 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 548
Tribute from 3/4 Cav Association posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 229
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Parachutist (Basic)
Tank Weapons

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. Army3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1960-1960, 1203, Armor Officer Basic Course
  1967-1967, 1204, A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1967-1967, 1204, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
Stanford University
  1956-1960, Stanford University2
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Apr 22, 2016, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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SN 05705506
SSN: 556-48-4642 California (1953)
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry AssociationVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1967, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  1967, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Association [Verified]2
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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