O'Brien, Patrick Rory, 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
1970-1970, 100B, 1st Aviation Brigade
Service Years
1969 - 1970

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Warrant Officer 1


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Endwell
Last Address
Endwell

Casualty Date
Aug 17, 1970
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Dinh
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08W 119

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


 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)


 
 Unit Assignments
52nd Aviation Battalion1st Aviation Brigade
  1970-1970, 100B, 52nd Aviation Battalion/119th Assault Helicopter Company
  1970-1970, 100B, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
WO1 Patrick O'Brien was the co-pilot of UH-1H (hull number 67-17587:)that crashed killed all 4 crew and 2 passengers. 1 passenger survived. The aircraft crashed along a river when it was attempting to avoid a fishing tower and the tailboom struck a sandbar.

WO1 O'Brien was interred in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, Plot: Sec: 41, Site: 1887-1.
   
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