Strother, Claud Paul, 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
1971-1972, 1981, 129th Aviation Company (AHC)
Service Years
1970 - 1972

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Warrant Officer 1

One Overseas Service Bar

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ft. Worth
Last Address
Ft. Worth

Casualty Date
Apr 27, 1972
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Binh Dinh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Greenlawn Memorial Park - Groves, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01W 008

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]4 - Assoc. Page

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Aviator Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
1st Aviation Brigade129th Aviation Company (AHC)
  1971-1972, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1971-1972, 1981, 129th Aviation Company (AHC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Consolidation I Campaign (1971)
  1971-1972 Vietnam War/Consolidation II Campaign (1971-72)
  1972-1972 Vietnam War/Cease-Fire Campaign (1972-73)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
WO1 Strother was the aircraft commander of UH-1H (tail number 68-15426). The helicopter tail rotor hit ground, spun and crashed nose first during a resupply of Korean firebase in An Khe Pass. The two pilots and two Korean Army passengers were killed. (The aircraft did not burn). The crew chief and gunner survived, although injured.
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