Cooper, John Olin, III, 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
1966-1967, 1542, HHC, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Service Years
1948 - 1967

Infantry


Special Forces
Major



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1929
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Washington
Last Address
Washington

Casualty Date
Oct 26, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Phuoc Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28E 073

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Master Parachutist

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1953, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Brigade, Infantry Officer Basic Course (Fort Benning, GA), A
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 51st Infantry 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1960-1963, 1542, 1st Battalion, 51st Infantry
  1966-1967, 1542, HHC, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1949-1953, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
from Washington,D.C.
born 4.12.1929 Alabama
married
enlisted soldier 1948-49
graduated USMA,West Point (1949-53)
student,Infantry School 1953
1 Bn 51st Infantry Regiment 1960
KIA helicopter crash Phuoc Long Province,South Vietnam
Vietnam Veterans Memorial,Washington,DC Panel 28E Line 73
   
Comments/Citation
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 28E 073
   
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