Suydam, John Howard, III, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
67N10-UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry)
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Specialist 4


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Merced
Last Address
Merced

Casualty Date
Feb 12, 1968
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Presidio of Monterey Cemetery - Monterey, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
39E 014

 Official Badges 

1st Cavalry Division


 Unofficial Badges 




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


 Ribbon Bar

Aviation Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry)
  1967-1968, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SP4 John Suydam, crew chief, and 1st Lt. Robert Prine, pilot, were  killed in the crash of their  OH-6A (#66-07852) due to a flight leader supervisor error during an operation into An Khe Pass.

 
   
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