Devine, Richard Daniel, Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
68G-Aircraft Structural Repairer
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 68G, 57th Aviation Company (AHC)
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Private First Class

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Casualty Date
Jan 10, 1968
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Kontum (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Riverside Cemetery - Saugus, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
34E 017

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57th Aviation Company (AHC)
  1967-1968, 68G, 57th Aviation Company (AHC)
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  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
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Last Known Activity
PFC Devine served with the 615 Transportation Company Detachment, 57th Assault Helicopter Company, 52nd Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Brigede. 

He and five other men were killed during a B-40 and satchel attack on the Kontum Airfield in association with a UH-1D (#66-01066).

Those lost:
SP4 Loyde D. Armor 
SP4 Thomas Carpenter, Jr. 
PFC Richard D. Devine, Jr. 
PFC Andres A. Gomez 
SP4 Robert W. Muncy

He was interred in Riverside Cemetery, Saugus, Massachusetts.
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