Acre, Lawrence Dale, MAJ

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Last Rank
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Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 1542, Command & Control South (CCS), MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)
Service Years
1957 - 1969


Special Forces


Two Overseas Service Bars

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Coeur D'Alene, ID
Last Address
Spokane, WA

Casualty Date
Oct 09, 1969
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Binh Long (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Coeur d'Alene Memorial Gardens - Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Wall/Plot Coordinates
17W 053

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
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  Last known activity
Apr 24, 2018

Last Updated:
Apr 24, 2018

Last Known Activity

09 Oct 69; Lawrence D. Acre, MAJ 0-4, Launch Site Cmdr; William H. Morris, Jr., CPT 0-3, Asst Launch Site Cmdr and Robert R. Miller, SFC E-7, Launch Site NCOIC, MLSS, USASF, CCS.-KIA. The commander was taking SFC Miller who was a replacement along with other staff on a fly over of the Area of Operation to familiarize them to the operational area. The Helicopter crashed in the Quan Loi area, all personnel on board, including air crew were killed.

CPT John P. Brennan [P]
CPT Charles D. Jageler [P]
SP4 Richard A. Smith, Sr. [CE]
SP4 Tony M. Vasquez [G]
MAJ Lawrence D. Acre
Binh Long Province

195 AHC
Shot down during C&C mission. Suspect a SAM missile was cause.


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Inf Sch O Bsc Crse 56 BA Gonzaga Univ 55 21t Inf USAR 5 Aug
55 to lit AUS 17 Mar 57 RA 21t Inf 29 Jan 58 D/R 2 Feb 56 to
1112 Feb 59 PL 25181

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