Acosta, John Wayne, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
67A-Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1968, 67A, 118th Aviation Company, 145th Aviation Battalion
Service Years
1965 - 1968

Specialist 4


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Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
North Little Rock, AR
Last Address
North Little Rock, AR

Casualty Date
Jul 27, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Phuoc Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Little Rock National Cemetery - Little Rock, Arkansas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
50W 016 / Section 14 Site 504

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James Young and John Acosta posted by Richardson, Linda 1 -Family 
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  James Young and John Acosta: May 27, 2020  
   

I wish I could talk to you, John, about my brother, James. I don’t know how much you two talked. I hope you were good friends, as he was your crew chief.  My brother was so nice and from all the friends that responded with tributes to you, I know you were a good guy too.  Such a loss for friends and family.  Way too young.  We have some letters from Jimmy and I read them now and then. It’s hard to do, knowing what was coming.  Jimmy’s tour was 3/2/68-7/27/68, so five months over there.  He had just turned 19 seven days earlier and had a wife with a child on the way.  Well, just wanted to put a few words to paper talking to the last person with my brother. God’s love to you both.

Linda Young Richardson
 

   
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Richardson, Linda 1 -Family 
   
Last Updated:
May 27, 2020
   
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