Dian, Don Faurot, MSG

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1968, 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1948 - 1968

Master Sergeant

Six Service Stripes

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hannibal, MO
Last Address
Hannibal, MO

Casualty Date
Apr 23, 1968
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Mary's Cemetery - Hannibal, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
51E 038

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Infantry Shoulder Cord

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)/Operation Delaware
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Apr 19 - May 17; 1st Marine Division, 1st Cavalry Division, 101st Airborne Division, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division and 196th Infantry Brigade, operation in the A Shau Valley, Thừa Thiên Province.

Operation Delaware was a joint military operation launched during the Vietnam War. It began on Friday, April 19, 1968, with troops from the United States and the Republic of South Vietnam (ARVN) moving into the A Shau Valley.
The A Shau Valley was a vital corridor for moving vast amounts of supplies from Communist North Vietnam into South Vietnam through Laos and was used as a staging area for numerous attacks against the coastal cities of Hue and Da Nang. Other than small, special operations reconnaissance patrols, American and South Vietnamese forces had not been present in the region since the Battle of A Shau in 1966, when a U.S. Special Forces camp located there was overrun.
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Apr 22, 2018
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  41 Also There at This Battle:
  • Chalker, Wayne, SP 5, (1966-1969)
  • Dianich, Richard, COL, (1966-1996)
  • Faulk, Karl, SP 4, (1967-1970)
  • Furman, Tim, SGT, (1967-1969)
  • Hill, Clarence, CPL, (1967-1969)
  • Houstman, Dean, SP 5, (1966-1968)
  • Mynderup, Kevan, SP 4, (1967-1969)
  • Ritchey, Rolla (Skip), SGT, (1967-1969)
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