Dees, Jerry Richard, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
67N10-UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 57th Assault Helicopter Company
Service Years
1969 - 1969

Private First Class


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Home State
Arizona
Arizona
Year of Birth
1950
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Phoenix
Last Address
Phoenix

Casualty Date
Jul 27, 1969
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Kontum (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery - Phoenix, Arizona
Wall/Plot Coordinates
20W 055

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Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
Start Year
1969
End Year
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 Year
1969
To Year
1969
 
Last Updated:
Mar 12, 2019
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  3514 Also There at This Battle:
  • Abate, Sam, SP 4, (1968-1970)
  • Ables, Roger, SP 5, (1968-1970)
  • Adams, Blake, LTC, (1969-1996)
  • Ahles, Robert, SGT, (1968-1970)
  • Alkek, James, 1LT, (1967-1974)
  • Anderson, Don, SP 4, (1968-1970)
  • Andrus, Laurence, CPT, (1957-1977)
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