Homer, Ernest Craig, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 1st Aviation Brigade
Service Years
1967 - 1968


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Oil City
Last Address
Oil City

Casualty Date
Nov 16, 1968
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Brandon Cemetery - Brandon, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
39W 074

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Ribbon Bar

Aviation Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment1st Aviation Brigade
  1967-1968, 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment
  1967-1968, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Ernest Homer served with C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry,

On 16 November 1966, his OH-6A (tail number 66-07836) was shot down, crashed and burned near Trang Bang.
Crew lost:

WO Eddie W. Brown, P
Sgt. Ernest C. Homer, CE
SP4 Jorge L. Nieves, G

He was interred in Brandon Cemetery, Brandon, Venango County, Pennsylvania. 
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