Swinson, Lonnie Melroe, MSG

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
Service Years
1952 - 1970
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Master Sergeant


Six Service Stripes



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Yelm
Last Address
Yelm, WA

Casualty Date
Sep 11, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Tay Ninh
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Masonic Memorial Park - Tumwater, Washington
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07W 057

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor3/4 Cav Association
  1970, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1970, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  1970, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]


 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 542
 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award

Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
ARNG, Michigan3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1967-1969, ARNG, Michigan
  1969-1970, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/C Troop
  1969-1970, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1953-1953 Korean War
  1969-1970 Vietnam War
  1970-1970 Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
  1970-1970 Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 05, 2012, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Hymn to the Fallen performed by the 451st Army Band.
 
   
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