Knapp, Richard Charles, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 11B40, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)
Service Years
1968 - 1970

Staff Sergeant

One Overseas Service Bar

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Jan 29, 1970
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
All Souls Cemetery - Chardon, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
14W 079

 Official Badges 

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

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
Noncommissioned Officers Candidate Course, Fort Benning (NCOCC)2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1968-1969, 11B40, Noncommissioned Officers Candidate Course, Fort Benning (NCOCC)
  1969-1970, 11B40, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Richard Knapp was a draftee , entering the Army in July 1968.

He was a graduate of the NCO school, Class 25-69, graduating 31 March 1969.

He joined C Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division 15 July, 1969.

At the time of his death, SSgt. Knapp was assigned to the company "Ready Reaction Force" and field logistics,.  Previously he had served as the Platoon Sergeant for 1st Platoon.

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