Locklear, Glen, MSG

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11B4S-Infantryman (Special Forces)
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 11B4S, Command & Control North (CCN), MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)
Service Years
1952 - 1967
Foreign Language(s)

Master Sergeant

Four Service Stripes

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Route #1, Box 156B, Pembroke, NC

Casualty Date
Oct 11, 1967
Hostile, Died while Missing
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Annas Church Cemetery - Pembroke, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
27E 090

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Master Parachutist
Special Forces
Vietnam - Jump Wings

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)Special Forces Units
  1967-1967, 11B4S, Command & Control North (CCN), MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)
  1967-1967, 11B4S, 5th Special Forces Group (A)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MSG Glen Locklear, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Pembroke, North Carolina.
Master Sergeant Glen Locklear was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, MSG Locklear served our country until October 11th, 1967 in Laos. He was 30 years old and was married. It was reported that Glen died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. Glen was born on June 1st, 1937 in Pembroke, North Carolina. MSG Locklear is on panel 27E, line 090 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 18 years.

Pembroke GI fatally wounded in Vietnam action: The Defense Department has announced that Sgt Glen Locklear of Pembroke, Route 1, has been killed in action in Vietnam. Sgt Locklear is survived by his wife, Mrs Mary C Locklear, one daughter; and his parents, Mr and Mrs Tommie Locklear of Route 1. The body is expected to arrive at Revels Funeral Home next weekend. Arrangements will be announced at that time.

He was the Son of Mr Tommie Locklear and Mrs Swannie Hardin Locklear and Husband of Mrs Mary C Locklear, Route #1, Box 156B, Pembroke, NC. Brother to Faye Locklear Smith.

He served with Forward Operating Base-1, Military Advisory Command Vietnam Special Operations Group, 5th Special Forces, Special Forces USARV.

He was awarded The Bronze Star Medal, The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The US Expeditionary Medal, The Korean Service Medal, The Korean Defense Medal, The United Nations Service Medal, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal(s), The Good Conduct Medal(s), The Air Medal, and The Army Commendation Medal.
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