Helmstetler, Michael David, 1stLt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary MOS
7562-Pilot HMM Ch-46 Qualified
Last MOSGroup
Pilots/Naval Flight Officers
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 7562, MAG-39
Service Years
1966 - 1968
Officer_ Collar Insignia

First Lieutenant

 
 

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1945
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by 1stLt Lawrence G. Ward (Mustanger aka SSJO)-Deceased to remember Marine 1stLt Michael David Helmstetler.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
High Point
Last Address
High Point

Casualty Date
Jun 19, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Floral Garden Memorial Park - High Point, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
56W 031

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]1

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Officer Candidate School (Quantico, VA), OCS
  1966, The Basic School (Quantico, VA), TBS
  1966, MARCADS (Pensacola, FL), MARC1
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
HMM-161MAG-39
  1968-1968, 7562, HMM-161
  1968-1968, 7562, MAG-39
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
CARGO PARACHUTE SUCKED INTO ROTORS WHILE LANDING AT LZ TURKEY 2 KM WEST OF KHE SANH 19680619
UTM grid reference is XD835417
CH-46D 153381
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 0102685
   
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