Dornellas, Richard Allison, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 11D10, A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Service Years
1965 - 1970
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Staff Sergeant


One Service Stripe



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pensacola
Last Address
Pensacola

Casualty Date
Jan 27, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Not Specified
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Barrancas National Cemetery - Pensacola, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
14W 071

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur


 Military Association Memberships
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor3/4 Cav AssociationVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1970, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  1970, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]3
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 548
Tribute from the 3/4 Cavalry Association... posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 228
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Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
From Month/Year
June / 1969
To Month/Year
October / 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 Month/Year
June / 1969
To Month/Year
October / 1969
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Cavalry Division

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

504th Military Police Battalion

218th Military Police Company

22nd Military Police Battalion (CID)

194th Military Police Company

1st Military Police Company, 1st Infantry Division

615th Military Police Company

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  3814 Also There at This Battle:
  • Abate, Sam, SP 4, (1968-1970)
  • Ables, Roger, SP 5, (1968-1970)
  • Adams, William Steve, CW3, (1968-1991)
  • Ahles, Robert, SGT, (1968-1970)
  • Alford, Terry Lanier, CW2, (1968-1969)
  • Alkek, James, 1LT, (1967-1974)
  • Althouse, Walter, SGT, (1968-1974)
  • Anderson, Don, SP 4, (1968-1970)
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