Hayman, Archie Andrew, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 1204, 1st Aviation Brigade
Service Years
1962 - 1968

Cavalry

Captain


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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1940
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Gallipolis
Last Address
Gallipolis

Casualty Date
Apr 02, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Kontum (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Letart Falls Cemetery - Letart Falls, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
47E 039

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry 1st Aviation Brigade
  1967-1968, 1204, 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry
  1967-1968, 1204, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
Ohio University
  1958-1962, Ohio University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On 2 April 1968, Captain Hayman was flying an LOH (OH-6A 65-12988) reconnaissance helicopter as a Scout Team Leader on operations investigating a suspected NVA camp. His aircraft was shot down. His observer, PLatoon Sgt.  M. C. Hood was wounded, but managed to pull Captain Hayman's body from the helicopter after the crash.

He was interred in Letart Falls Cemetery, Meiggs County, Ohio (south of Athens).

He was posthumously awarded the National Order of Vietnam, Fifth Class by the Vietnamese government to his widow, according to newspaper account. He also received the DFC and Air Medal with 18 OLCs.
   
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