Hodges, Terry Alan, SGT

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Infantry (Enlisted)
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1968-1968, 11B10, A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Service Years
1967 - 1968
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North Carolina
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Casualty Date
Aug 19, 1968
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Sharon Memorial Park Cemetery - Charlotte, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
48W 055

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Order of The Spur

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Tribute from the 3/4 Cavalry Association... posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 229
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 548
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25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1968-1968, 11B10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1968-1968, 11B10, A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
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  Apr 01, 2016, General Photos
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Vietnam Wall Panel coords 48W 055
Birth: Sep. 21, 1946 Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1968 Tay Ninh, Vietnam
Sgt Terry Alan Hodges, Vietnam Veteran, NAtive of Charlotte, NC.
Sergeant Terry Alan Hodges was a casualty of the Vietnam War.  As a member of the Army Selective Service and a Draftee, SGT Hodges served our country until August 19th, 1968 in Tay Ninh, South Vietnam.  He was 21 years old and was not married.  Terry died from multiple fragmentation wounds from a rocket propelled grenade.  His body was recovered.  Terry was born on September 21st, 1946 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  SGT Hodges is on panel 48W, line 055 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.  He served our country for one year.  He was a close friend.  One of a kind personality.  We were posting the road leading into Tay Ninh as a blocking force.  When his Sgt gave orders to come through our platoon which was A Troop 1st Platoon, and as he approached 3rd platoon he was taken out by an RPG from the NVA.  Best regards go to his family.  Larry Heath, 902 Zimmerman St. Nashville, Ga.  31639.

Friend and former Comrade.  A Friend not forgotten in over 37 years Terry and I went through basic training at Fort Bragg, NC in 1968.  He was a wonderful person.  I remember his family visiting him, as he was from Charlotte, NC.  I now live in the Charlotte area, and I have never forgotten Terry, even after all these years.  I still think of him often.  He left a lasting impression.  God bless Terry Hodges and his family.  Will Pleasants, 110 Newport Dr, Kannapolis, NC  28081,  newhavenwillp@aol.com

Beloved brother and a very special Person.  I am his sister, Claire Hodges Erb, 7804 Winterset Drive, Charlotte, NC 28270

He was the son of Mr and Mrs Joseph H Hodges, 1610 THomas Avenue, Charlotte, NC.

He served with Alpha Troop. rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, "Old Reliables", ASARV.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge (CIB), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Sevice Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor3/4 Cav AssociationVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  1968, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]2
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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