Anderson, John Steven, CW2

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Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Last Primary MOS
100B-Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 100B, 1st Aviation Brigade
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Chief Warrant Officer 2


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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1950
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Waterloo, IA
Last Address
Waterloo, IA

Casualty Date
Nov 04, 1969
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Khanh Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Old Barclay Cemetery - Dunkerton, Iowa
Wall/Plot Coordinates
16W 026

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 Unit Assignments
10th Aviation Battalion/192nd Assault Helicopter Company1st Aviation Brigade
  1969-1969, 100B, 10th Aviation Battalion/192nd Assault Helicopter Company
  1969-1969, 100B, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

John flew the UH-1H Huey slick with the 192nd Assault Helicopter Company, First Aviation Brigade, from Phan Thiet in Binh Thuan Province. The company radio call sign was Polecat.  John, Captain Al Castro, two crewmen, and three passengers crashed  in bad weather in Zuc Me pass near Da Lat. They were missing in action until the wreckage was found almost three years later

Brought and ID'd 7/9/1973 and 9/5/1973
   
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