Baer, Randall Thomas, CPL

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11E10-Armor Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 11E10, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
Service Years
1969 - 1970

Corporal



One Overseas Service Bar


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

Casualty Date
Jul 18, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
IED-Improvised Explosive Device
Location
Quang Tin (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Woodmere Cemetery - Detroit, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08W 027 / Sect Evergreen lot 1469

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Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
Start Year
1970
End Year
1970

Description
This campaign was from 1 May to 30 June 1970. This campaign was mainly concerned with the Allied incursion into Cambodia, codenamed Operation ROCK CRUSHER. As American withdrawal from South Vietnam proceeded, increasing concern arose over the enemy's strength in the sanctuaries inside Cambodia. With the emergence in Cambodia of an antiCommunist government under Lon Nol, President Nixon relaxed the restrictions on moving against the bases inside Cambodia. Meanwhile, the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong began to move on the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. At this juncture Lon Nol appealed to the United States for help. American and allied Vietnamese forces began large-scale offensives in Cambodia on 1 May. Eight major US Army and South Vietnamese operations took place in Cambodia in May and June with the object of cutting enemy communication lines, seizing the sanctuary areas and capturing the shadowy Central Office for South Vietnam (COSVN) described as the control center for enemy military operations against III CTZ.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1970
To Year
1970
 
Last Updated:
Mar 6, 2014
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade

I Corps/29th Civil Affairs Company

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  1906 Also There at This Battle:
  • Abate, Sam, SP 4, (1968-1970)
  • Ahles, Robert, SGT, (1968-1970)
  • Aldridge, Jon, SP 5, (1968-1971)
  • Allen, Abraham, SP 5, (1967-1971)
  • Allman, Timothy, SGT, (1965-1973)
  • Andrus, Laurence, CPT, (1957-1977)
  • Arnold, Bruce, SP 4, (1968-1970)
  • Bahl, Alan, MSG, (1958-1979)
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