Scroggins, James Leland, SP 5

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Last Rank
Specialist 5
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
67U10-Medium Helicopter Repairer
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1972-1973, 67U, 18th Aviation Company (Corps)
Service Years
1972 - 1973

Specialist 5



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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mulberry Grove
Last Address
Mulberry Grove

Casualty Date
Feb 23, 1973
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01W 116

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 Unit Assignments
18th Aviation Company (Corps)
  1972-1973, 67U, 18th Aviation Company (Corps)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1972-1973 Vietnam War/Cease-Fire Campaign (1972-73)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SP5 - E5 - Army - Regular
1st AVN BDE

His tour began on Jun 25, 1972
Casualty was on Feb 23, 1973
In BINH LONG, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds, HELICOPTER - NONCREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
Last Army Aviation crewmember KIA in Vietnam

 
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Comments/Citation
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 01W 116
From Army Aircrews . com:
164 CAG
#67-18529
A/C was on a supply mission for the peacekeeping forces following the signing of the cease-fire. A/C took SA fire and crash-landed in flames. Scroggins was thrown into the fire and rescued by one of the pilots, but died 7 days later in Okinawa due to complications from injuries
   
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