Mooney, Dwight Edgar, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11E10-Armor Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11E10, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment/HHC
Service Years
1967 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Sergeant


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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Marion
Last Address
Marion

Casualty Date
Aug 08, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Misadventure
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
McDowell Memorial Park - East Marion, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
49W 032

 Official Badges 

25th Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Driver-T
 
Rifle
Grenade

 
 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)23rd Infantry Regiment
  1967-1968, 11E10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1967-1968, 11E10, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SGT Dwight Edgar Mooney, Vietnam Veteran, a 20 year old native of Marion, North Carolina died from friendly fire while serving in Vietnam.

He served with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, "Tomahawks", 25th Infantry Division,"Tropic Lightning", USARV.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Bronze Star Medal, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.

He was the son of Mr Carl Glen and Mrs Irene Mooney, Route #4, Box 549, Marion, North Carolina.  He was the brother of Glenda (Mooney) Brash, Guy Wayne Mooney, and Carl Dean Mooney.

Service Number: 63000758

SGT Mooney was buried at McDowell Memorial Park in Marion, North Carolina.  Find A Grave Memorial:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Mooney&GSfn=Dwight&GSbyrel
=all&GSdy=1968&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=17725975&df=all&


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I served with Dwight from January 1968 until his death. We were the "Flame Platoon" HHC 4/23 Infantry. We called him Mooney or Moon-dog depending on the situation. Dwight was calm under fire and a good guy to have around. He is in my thoughts often. SP4 Thomas L Cadman.
 
   
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Sources:

http://www.virtualwall.org/dm/MooneyDE01a.htm

 
   
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