Miller, William Louis, III, CW2

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Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Last Primary MOS
100E-Attack Helicopter Pilot
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1972-1972, HHT, 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment
Service Years
1972 - 1972

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Chief Warrant Officer 2

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Casualty Date
Nov 05, 1972
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01W 089

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Last Known Activity

Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/05/1972 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Flight class: 69-17/69-11
Short Summary: Shot down 15 miles south of Da Nang while engaging a bunker complex.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15182
Service number: W3166143
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 08/24/1972
Military grid coordinates of event: BT032598
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995

Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15182
Incident number: 72110530.KIA
Unit: D/17 CAV
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )

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This record was last updated on 07/19/2002

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Date posted on this site: 10/14/2014

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