Acre, Lawrence Dale, MAJ

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Last Rank
Major
Last Service Branch
Infantry
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

Infantry


Special Forces

Ranger
Major



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Idaho
Idaho
Year of Birth
1935
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SGT James E. Reece, III (Team Leader, Vietnam Profiles) to remember Acre, Lawrence Dale, MAJ.

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

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

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  Last known activity
   
Date
Apr 24, 2018

Last Updated:
Apr 24, 2018
   
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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
#66-01106
Shot down during C&C mission. Suspect a SAM missile was cause.

Comments/Citation

ACRE,Lawrence Dale 078201 B-Idaho 2 Feb 35 A-Wash Grad
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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