Palk, Bobby Lee, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
General Staff
Last MOS Group
Armor (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1970, MACV Advisory Team 66
Service Years
1967 - 1970

General Staff

Captain


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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1940
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bloomington Spring
Last Address
Bloomington Spring

Casualty Date
Dec 18, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Dinh Tuong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
06W 130

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
Officer Candidate School (Armor) Fort Knox, KYMilitary Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1967-1967, 0006, Officer Candidate School (Armor) Fort Knox, KY
  1970-1970, MACV Advisory Team 66
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Captain Palk was interred in Mathis-Hunter-Patton Cemetery, Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee.


   
Comments/Citation
SYNOPSIS: Captain Bobby Lee Palk, United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star (Posthumously) for gallantry in action on December 18, 1970 while serving with the U.S. IV Corps in Southeast Asia. General Orders: Headquarters, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, General Orders No. 670 (1971)

Action Date: December 18, 1970

Service: Army

Rank: Captain

Division: IV Corps
   
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