Clymer, Dennis Lee, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 11B10, B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Service Years
1969 - 1970
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Specialist 4



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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1950
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Eureka
Last Address
Eureka

Casualty Date
Jul 18, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Olio Township Cemetery - Eureka, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08W 027

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor3/4 Cav Association
  1970, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1970, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  1970, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]


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Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 548
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Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
From Month/Year
July / 1970
To Month/Year
June / 1971

Description
This campaign was from 1 Jul 1970 to 30 June 1971. Fighting continued in Cambodia during early February before and after South Vietnam began its U.S.-aided drive in Laos, Lam Son 719, the most significant operation during this campaign.

Lam Son 719 was conducted out of I Corps by Vietnamese troops with US fire and air support. Their object was to cut the Ho Chi Minh Trail and to destroy enemy bases at Techepone, Laos. The operation consisted of four phases. In Phases I, called Operation DEWEY CANYON II, the 1st Brigade, US 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) occupied the Khe Sanh area and cleared Route No. 9 up to the Laotian border. In the meantime, the US 101st Airborne Division conducted diversionary operations in the A Shau Valley. The US 45th Engineer Group had the mission of repairing Route No. 9 up to the Laotian border. This lasted from 30 January to 7 February 1971. During Phase II US forces continued to provide fire support, helilift, and tactical and strategic air support for ARVN units. This phase was 8 February to March 1971. Phase III ran from March to 16 March 1971; Phase IV was the withdrawal phase.

Faced with mounting losses, Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan Lam, the commander of the invasion forces, decided to cut short the operation and ordered a withdrawal.

Lam Son 719, though it was less than a signal success, forestalled a Communist offensive in the spring of 1971. Enemy units and replacements enroute south were diverted to the scene of the action.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
July / 1970
To Month/Year
June / 1971
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Cavalry Division

29th Civil Affairs Company, I Corps

HHC, 2nd Battalion 12th Infantry

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

5th Military Police Battalion (CID)

716th Military Police Battalion

23rd Military Police Company

504th Military Police Battalion

218th Military Police Company

22nd Military Police Battalion (CID)

194th Military Police Company

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  2856 Also There at This Battle:
  • Aakre, Keith, LTC, (1968-1994)
  • Abbey, Brian, SGT, (1969-1971)
  • Adkins, Bennie G., CSM, (1956-1978)
  • Akin, James E, SSG, (1976-1982)
  • Allen, Abraham, SP 5, (1967-1971)
  • Allen, Michael, SGT, (1970-1971)
  • Allman, Timothy, SGT, (1965-1973)
  • Althouse, Walter, SGT, (1968-1974)
  • Andrus, Laurence, CPT, (1957-1977)
  • Angell, Gary, SP 4, (1969-1972)
  • Angelo, Chuck, CW3, (1969-1989)
  • Anway, Chuck, MSG, (1964-1984)
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