Cooper, Robert Wesley, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11E10-Armor Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 11E10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1966 - 1967

Specialist 4



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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Colorado City
Last Address
Colorado City, TX

Casualty Date
Dec 22, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Binh Duong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
32E 043

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Battalion, 34th Armor25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1967-1967, 11E10, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor
  1967-1967, 11E10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
02 May 2005
Robert was raised in Colorado City, Texas. He was a 1966 graduate of Colorado City High School. He enlisted in the Army as soon as he graduated and was trained as an Armored Crewman. The Colorado City High SChool Class of 1966 consisted of about 40 students, four of whom died in Vietnam. He is buried in the Colorado City Texas Cemetery near two classmates and another from the class of 1964. He is remembered by his community and by the Permian Basin Vietnam Veterans' Memorial in Midland, Texas. May his sacrifice not be forgotten.


17 Nov 2005
The librarian of the Colorado City High School graciously provided the attached picture of Robert from the 1966 Colorado City High School. He is listed as junior that year. Apparently he dropped out of high school to enlist. His mother passed away in March 2005 and is buried next to him in the Colorado City Cemetery.
From a PBVVM Representative,
Billy M. Brown
   
Comments/Citation
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 32E 043
   
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