Aeschliman, David Keith, CW2

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Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Last Primary MOS
100B-Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 100B, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment/B Troop
Service Years
1968 - 1970

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Chief Warrant Officer 2



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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1949
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Camden, MI
Last Address
Camden, MI

Casualty Date
Jan 16, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Long An (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Floral Grove Cemetery - West Unity, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
14W 037

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Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
Start Year
1969
End Year
1969

Description
This campaign was from 9 June to 31 October 1969. During the summer and fall of 1969, conduct of operations was increasingly turned over to Vietnamese, US troops withdrew in greater numbers amid reaffirmations of support for the Republic of South Vietnam government. President Nixon announced the reduction of the U.S. military presence in South Vietnam which would be demonstrated initially by the withdrawal of 25,000 troops by 31 August 1969.

American troop strength had peaked at 543,400 in April 1969 but dropped to 505,500 by mid October. More scattered than before, enemy attacks were concentrated on South Vietnamese positions. U.S. combat deaths were down in the early fall as American units switched to small unit actions. The trend was not constant, however, because U.S. troops deaths which had fallen well below l00 a week in the fall, rose above 100 later in the year.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1969
To Year
1969
 
Last Updated:
Nov 6, 2013
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  3469 Also There at This Battle:
  • Abate, Sam, SP 4, (1968-1970)
  • Ables, Roger, SP 5, (1968-1970)
  • Adams, Blake, LTC, (1969-1996)
  • Ahles, Robert, SGT, (1968-1970)
  • Alkek, James, 1LT, (1967-1974)
  • Anderson, Don, SP 4, (1968-1970)
  • Andrus, Laurence, CPT, (1957-1977)
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