Dobash, John Ernest, SP 5

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Last Rank
Specialist 5
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11E10-Armor Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/D Troop
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Specialist 5


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Syracuse
Last Address
Syracuse

Casualty Date
Apr 25, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Duong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Queen of Heaven Cemetery - La Puente, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
26W 045

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial3/4 Cav AssociationThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1969, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]
  1969, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor


 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 547 
From John Wilson posted by Short, Diane (TWS Chief Admin) 815 
Tribute from 3/4 Cav Association posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 225
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Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
Start Year
1968
End Year
1968

Description
This campaign was from 1 July to 1 November 1968. During this period a country-wide effort was begun to restore government control of territory lost to the enemy since the Tet offensive. The enemy attempted another such offensive on 17-18 August but his efforts were comparatively feeble and were quickly overwhelmed by Allied forces.

In the fall of 1968 the South Vietnamese government, with major U.S. support, launched an accelerated pacification campaign. All friendly forces were coordinated and brought to bear on the enemy in every tactical area of operation. In these intensified operations, friendly units first secured a target area, then Vietnamese government units, regional forces/popular forces, police and civil authorities screened the inhabitants, seeking members of the Viet Cong infrastructure. This technique was so successful against the political apparatus that it became the basis for subsequent friendly operations. Government influence expanded into areas of the countryside previously dominated by the Viet Cong to such an extent that two years later at least some measure of government control was evident in all but a few remote regions.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1968
To Year
1968
 
Last Updated:
Apr 25, 2016
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)

I Corps/29th Civil Affairs Company

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  3676 Also There at This Battle:
  • Allbright, Jan, SP 4, (1967-1970)
  • Allman, Timothy, SGT, (1965-1973)
  • Alvarez, Charles, SP 4, (1966-1968)
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