Beals, Ronnie Herbert, WO1

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Last Rank
Warrant Officer 1
Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Last Primary MOS
062B-Helicopter Pilot Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 062B, C Battery, 2nd Battalion, 20th Artillery (Aerial Rocket Artillery)
Service Years
1966 - 1967

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Warrant Officer 1

One Overseas Service Bar

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Poplar Branch, NC
Last Address
Sacramento, California

Casualty Date
Dec 29, 1967
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Austin Cemetery - Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
32E 090

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2019, Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center (Cadre) Fort Wolters2nd Battalion, 20th Artillery (Aerial Rocket Artillery)1st Cavalry Division
  1966-1967, U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center (Cadre) Fort Wolters
  1967-1967, 062B, C Battery, 2nd Battalion, 20th Artillery (Aerial Rocket Artillery)
  1967-1967, 062B, 1st Cavalry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

WO Beals was trained at Fort Wolters in flight class 67-3, 1 July 66 - 11 April 67. On 29 December 1967, WO Beals was the air commander of a helicopter UH-1B (#64-14034) that was shot down by small arms fire, killing all on board.

Crew Members:
WO! Ronnie H. Beals, AC
WO1 Larry R. Doyle, P
Cpl. Clifton Henson, G
PFC Lupe P. Lopez, G

He left a wife and a young son.

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