Ackerman, Roger Carl Henry, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11B40, D Troop, 17th Cavalry
Service Years
1962 - 1968

Staff Sergeant

Two Service Stripes

One Overseas Service Bar

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lowell, Wi
Last Address
Lowell, WI

Casualty Date
May 07, 1968
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Lowell Cemetery - Lowell, Wisconsin
Wall/Plot Coordinates
56E 020 / 4-263

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Infantry Shoulder Cord

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   1967-1968, 11B40, D Troop, 17th Cavalry

Staff Sergeant
From Month/Year
October / 1967
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May / 1968
D Troop, 17th Cavalry Unit Page
Staff Sergeant
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Not Specified
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
 D Troop, 17th Cavalry Details

D Troop, 17th Cavalry
Troop D, 17th Cavalry was initially in Vietnam as the ground reconnaissance element of the 199th Infantry Brigade (Light), arriving on 13 December 1966 and departing on 12 October 1970. The unit was raised as an air cavalry troop from the assets of Troop D, 3d Squadron, 5th Cavalry to support the 101st Airborne Division. This second tour lasted from 15 December 1971 to 20 March 1972. Finally, the unit was activated again on 30 April 1972 using the assets of Troop D, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry to serve the 11th Aviation Group at Da Nang. It departed Vietnam on 26 February 1973.
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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2019
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17 Members Also There at Same Time
D Troop, 17th Cavalry

Carmody, Robert J., SSG, (1956-1967) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Williams, Robert Alton, SSG, (1961-1967) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Milner, Brian, SGT, (1965-1967) IN 11C20 Sergeant
McMinn, Danny Lee, CPL, (1965-1967) IN 11C20 Corporal
Taylor, Theodore, SP 4, (1967-1968) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Atkinson, Roger Dale, PFC, (1967-1967) IN 11C10 Private First Class
Brown, Charles Edward, PFC, (1967-1967) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Dugger, Alfred, SFC, (1953-1967) AR 11D10 Sergeant First Class
Jovan, Jose, SSG, (1966-1971) AR 133 Staff Sergeant
Gerstheimer, Heinrich, SGT, (1967-1968) AR 11D20 Sergeant
Bair, Donald Ray, SP 4, (1965-1967) AR 11D20 Specialist 4
Thornton, James Vincent, SP 4, (1967-1968) AR 11D10 Specialist 4
Hawkins, Den Junior, PFC, (1967-1968) AR 11D10 Private First Class
Lawson, Freddie Don, PFC, (1966-1967) AR 11D10 Private First Class
McCarter, Robert Leonard, PFC, (1967-1967) AR 11D10 Private First Class
Harper, Richard Walker, 1LT, (1962-1968) First Lieutenant
McGovern, Kevin Michael, SP 4, (1966-1967) Specialist 4

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