Ward, Ralph Leland, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade
Service Years
1969 - 1971

Aviation

Captain


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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hamden
Last Address
Hamden

Casualty Date
Mar 05, 1971
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Elk Cemetery - McArthur, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04W 026

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Aviator Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
180th Aviation Company1st Aviation Brigade
  1970-1971, 1981, 180th Aviation Company
  1970-1971, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Capt. Ward was a pilot aboard a CH-47C (tail number 67-18518) that was involved in a mid-air crash with a South Korean (ROK) O-1D aircraft at Lane Army Air Field..

Those lost:
CPT Barry M. Straw [P]
CPT Ralph L. Ward [P]
SP5 Richard S. Dennison [C]
SP5 Gary G. Prentice [CE]
SP4 Edward L. Rayburn [G]

L C Ho (ROK)

Note: Capt. Ward graduated from Flight class: 69-34
   
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Loss Information: http://www.vhpa.org/KIA/incident/710305101ACD.HTM
   
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