Feiro, Richard Dale, SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 0369, III MAF
Service Years
1956 - 1968

Staff Sergeant

 
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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1937
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Seattle
Last Address
Seattle

Casualty Date
Mar 09, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Woodlawn Memorial Park - Bremerton, Washington
Wall/Plot Coordinates
43E 066

 Official Badges 

Vietnam Combined Action Platoon (CAP)


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

 
 Unit Assignments
Marine BarracksIII MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)III MAF
  1966-1967, 0369, Marine Barracks Bremerton, WA
  1967-1968, 0369, HQ Co, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
  1967-1968, 0369, III MAF
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1973 Vietnam War
  1963-1964 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (1962-65)/Operation Shufly
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Combined Action Program
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
COMMAND-DETONATED MINES ON ROUTE 538, 3 KM EAST-NORTHEAST OF HOI AN 19680309
UTM grid reference is BT170580

 
A Note from The Virtual Wall
Eight men from the 2nd Combined Action Group died of injuries received when their jeep ran over a land mine while enroute to Hoi An village on 09 March 1968:
LtCol Francis R. Hittinger, Ocean View, VA
Major William H. Beckwith, Minneapolis, MN
Capt McCrea B. Tuttle, Cincinnati, OH
SSgt Richard D. Feiro, Seattle, WA
HMC Patrick D. Moriarty, Napa, CA
Cpl Alton Thomas, Penns Grove, NJ
LCpl Rickey E. Appleby, Gardena, CA
LCpl Forbis P. Durant, Atoka, OK (DOW 03/10/1968)
   
Comments/Citation
Service # 1513797
Start of Tour 24NOV67

 
   
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