Phipps, Leonard Morris, SP 4

 Photo In Uniform   Service Details
View Time Line
Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
67N10-UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 67N10, 13th Aviation Battalion/336th Assault Helicopter Company
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Specialist 4

One Overseas Service Bar

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

11 kb

Home State
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SP 5 Bruce W. Thompson to remember Phipps, Leonard Morris, SP 4.

If you knew or served with this Soldier and have additional information or photos to support this Page, please leave a message for the Page Administrator(s) HERE.
Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Feb 18, 1968
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Ba Xugen (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery - Renton, Washington
Wall/Plot Coordinates
40E 011

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...

 Ribbon Bar

Aviation Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
1st Aviation Brigade13th Aviation Battalion/336th Assault Helicopter Company
  1967-1968, 67N10, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1967-1968, 67N10, 13th Aviation Battalion/336th Assault Helicopter Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

SP4 Phipps served with the 336th Assault Helicopter Company in Soc Trang, RVN.  His tour began on 5 April 1967.

He was a crewmen aboard a UH-1B (#62-02008). The aircraft was shot down by .50 cal 200 yards outside of the airfield perimeter at Soc Trang AAF.  Upon impact the rockets and ammunition burned and exploded.

Those killed were:
WO1 Michael L. Koskovich [AC]
WO1 Garry D. Sheppard [CP]
SP4 Donald T. Ewalt [G]
SP4 Leonard M. Phipps [CE]
Not Specified
Copyright Inc 2003-2011