McDonald, Thomas Michael, 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
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 100B, 116th Aviation Company (116th AHC)
Service Years
1968 - 1970

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Warrant Officer 1


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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Brewster
Last Address
Brewster

Casualty Date
May 05, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Long
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Sunset Hills Burial Park - Canton, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
11W 104

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

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Aviator Badge (Basic)


 
 Unit Assignments
11th Aviation Battalion269th Aviation Battalion1st Aviation Brigade
  1969-1970, 100B, 116th Aviation Company (116th AHC)
  1969-1970, 100B, 269th Aviation Battalion
  1969-1970, 100B, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1970 Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
WO1 McDonald attended Army helicopter flight school in class 69-21 prior to his tour in RVN. (Not certain if it was at Ft. Wolters, Texas or Hunter AAF, Georgia).

He served as a pilot, flying a UH-1C (tail Number 64-14189) at Cu Chi. He and his crew were killed on gun run at the Michelin Rubber Plantation in Binh Long Province.

Those lost:
WO1 Thomas M. McDonald (P)
CW2 Craig J. Fox (P)
SP5 David C. Gunderson (CE)
 
   
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