Crawford, Stanley Wendel, SP 5

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Last Rank
Specialist 5
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
67N10-UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 67N20, 214th Aviation Battalion
Service Years
1969 - 1970

Specialist 5



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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1950
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Compton
Last Address
Compton

Casualty Date
Apr 13, 1970
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Kien Tuong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery - Compton, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
12W 130

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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:
Jul 28, 2017
   
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Units Participated in Operation

1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  3470 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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