Dwyer, Robert Keefe, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 1981, 227th Aviation Battalion (AHB)
Service Years
1965 - 1967

Transportation Corps

First Lieutenant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Jul 15, 1967
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Kontum (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
23E 074

 Official Badges 

1st Cavalry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1967, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)227th Aviation Battalion (AHB)
  1966-1966, 062B, HQ Forces Command (FORSCOM)
  1966-1967, 1981, 227th Aviation Battalion (AHB)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Connecticut
  1961-1965, University of Connecticut
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

On 11 July 1967, 1st Lt. Dwyer was a pilot of a UH-1D (#63-08844) that departed a firebase in the Central Highlands at approximately 1000hrs for the purpose of reconning the site of a scheduled air assault. The weather was overcast and cloudy with monsoon season rain. The aircraft was flying around the Kontum area when it lost its engine. It was destroyed on impact in mountainous terrain.

1st Lt. Robert K. Dwyer, P
WO1 Martin J. Coronis, AC

Maj. Dave R. Kingsbury, battalion S-3 (Operations Officer)

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