Ahern, Robert Paul, SP 5

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Last Rank
Specialist 5
Last Service Branch
Adjutant General Corps
Last Primary MOS
71H20-Personnel Clerk
Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 71H20, 37th Infantry Platoon (Scout Dog), 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry)
Service Years
1967 - 1969

Specialist 5


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Home State
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Laconia, NH
Last Address
Laconia, NH


Casualty Date
Mar 30, 1969
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Accident
Location
Binh Duong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Lamberts Cemetery - Laconia, New Hampshire
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28W 089

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Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
Start Year
1968
End Year
1969

Description
This campaign was from 2 November 1968 to 22 February 1969. In November 1968 the South Vietnam government with American support began a concentrated effort to expand security in the countryside. This project was known as the "Accelerated Pacification Campaign."

This period covers the election of President Richard M. Nixon and a change of policy brought about by his administration after January 1969 when he announced a coming end to US combat in Southeast Asia and a simultaneous strengthening of South Vietnam's ability to defend itself. Formal truce negotiations began in Paris on January 25, 1969. The period can be characterized as marking time in preparation for an about face. Forty-seven ground combat operations were recorded during this period, the following being the most important:

(1). Operation NAPOLEON in the Dong Ha area initiated previously (1967) by Marine units, terminated on 9 December 1968.

(2). Operation WHEELER WALLOWA by 3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division and 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) in north-central Quan Tin Province. This ended on 11 November.

(3). Operation MACARTHUR initiated by 4th U.S. Infantry Division in II Corps tactical zone terminated on 31 January 1969.

(4). Operation COCHISE GREEN conducted by the 173d Airborne Brigade in Binh Dinh Province.

(5). Operation TOAN THANG II consisted of ground operations throughout III CTZ. This was a multi-division operation involving allied forces.

(6). Operation SEA LORDS was a coast and riverine operation. On 6 December Operation GIANT SLINGSHOT was started to disrupt enemy infiltration of materials from the "Parrot's Beak" area of Cambodia. Air operations continued to be important with over 60,000 sorties flown.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1968
To Year
1969
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Cavalry Division

29th Civil Affairs Company, I Corps

1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment

630th Military Police Company

18th Military Police Brigade

16th Military Police Group

545th Military Police Company

300th Military Police Company

212th Military Police Company

66th Military Police Company

272nd Military Police Company

716th Military Police Battalion

23rd Military Police Company

 
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  4336 Also There at This Battle:
  • Albaugh, James, SFC, (1966-1991)
  • Alexson, Clifford, SP 4, (1967-1969)
  • Allbright, Jan, SP 4, (1967-1970)
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