Hansen, John Currie, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Armor (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 1204, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
Service Years
1967 - 1969

Cavalry

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Oregon
Oregon
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cascade Locks
Last Address
Cascade Locks

Casualty Date
Jul 15, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Willamette National Cemetery - Portland, Oregon
Wall/Plot Coordinates
21W 125

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2196, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviator Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
Officer Candidate School (Armor) Fort Knox, KY1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry) 1st Cavalry Division
  1967-1968, 0006, Officer Candidate School (Armor) Fort Knox, KY
  1969-1969, 1204, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry)
  1969-1969, 1204, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt. Hansen was shot and killed during operations flying an in OH-6A (tail number 67-16639) when his crew was retrieving an NVA backpack for intelligence purposes. He was killed by AK-47 fire to his head while on the ground.

Notes:
OCS Fort Knox,Class 1-68 E-1
Flight class: 68-518/68-32

He was interred in Willamette National Cemetery, Happy Valley, Clackamas County, Oregon, Plot: S, 0, 3702.

Lt. Hansen was interred in Willamette National Cemetery, Happy Valley, Clackamas County, Oregon, Plot: S, 0, 3702.

 
   
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