Shereck, James John, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 1980, 1st Aviation Brigade
Service Years
1957 - 1971

Aviation

Captain


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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1939
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bagley
Last Address
Bagley

Casualty Date
Mar 04, 1971
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04W 022

 Official Badges 

1st Cavalry Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1971, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Center and School191st Aviation Company (AHC)Army Garrisons131st Aviation Company, 212th Aviation Battalion
1st Aviation Brigade
  1966-1967, 100B, Aviation Center and School
  1967-1968, 100B, 191st Aviation Company (AHC)
  1968-1969, 1980, Army Garrison, Fort Huachuca, AZ
  1970-1971, 1980, 131st Aviation Company, 212th Aviation Battalion
  1970-1971, 1980, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain Shereck  was the pilot of an OV-1D ( W3155368) Oon a night reconnaissance mission who experienced the failure of both engines while on approach to Phu Bai.  HIs observor was able to eject safely, but Captain Shereck's parachute failed to deploy and he crashed onto the tarmac.

He nterred in Silver Bay Cemetery, Silver Bay, Minnesota.

He had attended Flight class: 66-23/66-21.  He served 2 tours in Vietnam, first as a helicopter pilot, then as a fixed wing pilot.

He was interred in Silver Bay Cemetery, Lake County, Minnesota.
   
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