Clearwaters, Christopher L., 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 3rd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division/5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
Service Years
1969 - 1971

Infantry

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Seattle
Last Address
Seattle

Casualty Date
Feb 20, 1971
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Phuoc Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
05W 123

 Official Badges 

1st Cavalry Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1971, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division3rd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division/5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1970-1971, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
  1970-1971, 3rd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division/5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
 Colleges Attended 
The Citadel
  1965-1969, The Citadel
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt. Clearwaters was killed during his rescue by the crew of UH-1H (#68-15589) from the 227th Aviation Battalion, flying out of Phuoc Vinh Army Air Base, Phuoc Than Province.  The aircraft was brought down by small arms and B-40 fire, killing all on board with the exception of CWO2 Cleary who was blown clear of the crash and survived.

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Comments/Citation
www.vhpa.org/KIA/incident/71022049KIA.HTM

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