Wright, John 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
1969-1969, 100B, 1st Aviation Brigade
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Warrant Officer 1


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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1949
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Aurora
Last Address
Aurora

Casualty Date
Oct 28, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Thuan (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Logan National Cemetery - Denver, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
16W 001

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviator Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
10th Aviation Battalion/192nd Aviation Company (AHC)1st Aviation Brigade
  1969-1969, 100B, 10th Aviation Battalion/192nd Aviation Company (AHC)
  1969-1969, 100B, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
WO1 Wright was the pilot of a UH-1C (#66-15075) gunship that flew into a mountain at night while covering the extraction of C Company, 75th Rangers. All 4 crewmen were killed.

Crew lost:
WO1 John P. Wright (P)
Capt. Thomas E. Campbell (P)
SP5 Chubby Dean Lowrey (CE)
PFC Ezequiel Torres (G)

He was interred in Fort Logan National Cemetery,  Denver, Denver County, Colorado, in Plot: P-3025.
   
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