Vines, Richard Larry, SP 5

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Last Rank
Specialist 5
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
67N20-UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 67N10, 191st Aviation Company (AHC)
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Specialist 5

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bakersfield , CA
Last Address
Bakersfield , CA

Casualty Date
Jun 05, 1968
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Dinh Tuong (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Green Lawn Memorial Park - Kern, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
60W 022/Space 3 Lot A Block 60

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviation Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
191st Aviation Company (AHC)214th Aviation Battalion12th Aviation Group1st Aviation Brigade
  1967-1968, 67N10, 191st Aviation Company (AHC)
  1967-1968, 67N20, 214th Aviation Battalion
  1967-1968, 67N20, 12th Aviation Group
  1967-1968, 67N20, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SP5 Richard Vines served with 191st Assault Helicopter Company, 214th Aviation Battalion, 12th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade. His tour began on 18 September 1967. 

He and his crew were lost when they were shot down in their UH-1D (#65-10019).

WO1 Ricardo Tejano (AC)
WO1 Norman M. Turone (P)
SP5 Richard L. Vines (CE)
SP4 Dennis O. Akers (G)
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