Rainey, Charlie, Jr., SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 11B40, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/B Company
Service Years
1967 - 1968


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Winter Garden, Florida
Last Address
Winter Garden, Florida

Casualty Date
Apr 09, 1968
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Winter Garden Cemetery - Winter Garden, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
49E 005

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  1968-1968, 11B40, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
  1968-1968, 11B40, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/B Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 20, 2015, General Photos3
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Mother  Alene Rainey
Four brothers
Four Sisters
Regular Army - Enlisted
Two Years Military Service
MOS 11B4P Infantryman  Airborne Qualified.  (11B) Infantryman (4) NCO (P) 
Died due to hostile gun fire wounds sustained in a fire-fight during a combat operation in the Thua Thien Province, US Military Region 1, Republic of South Vietnam.
Age at death 21
Find A Grave Memorial #100696002
From The Vietnam Veterans Memorial The Wall USA site:
From Mike Torrence
Served in 82d in VN
I do not recall knowing Sgt Rainey but we were in the 82d together. This was probably his second tour as it was for 80 per cent of the soldiers assigned to 3rd Brigade. Rest in peace and I will see you when the time is right. 1SG (Ret) Mike Torrence a/1/508
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