Veara, John Vincent, 1SG

Fallen
 
 Photo In Uniform   Service Details
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Last Rank
First Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11D10, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
Service Years
1952 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

First Sergeant


Five Service Stripes



Two Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
El Paso
Last Address
El Paso

Casualty Date
Aug 19, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Tay Ninh
Conflict
Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
Location of Interment
Rural Cemetery - New Bedford, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
47W 005

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur


 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 542
Tribute from the 3/4 Cavalry Association... posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 224
 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar


Tank Weapons
Rifle
Pistol

 
 Unit Assignments
USAG Fort Bliss25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
  1967-1967, 11D10, USAG Fort Bliss
  1967-1968, 11D10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1967-1968, 11D10, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Dec 11, 2011, Flag flies for Army Air Corps veteran
  Aug 08, 2012, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity


It appears John had only 12 days left in country before rotating back to the states when he was killed.
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   
 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor3/4 Cav Association
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1968, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  1968, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]2
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