Millner, Charles Hewett, Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 0311, III MAF
Service Years
1967 - 1968

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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Roanoke
Last Address
Roanoke

Casualty Date
Aug 02, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Springwood Burial Park - Roanoke, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
50W 052

 Official Badges 

Vietnam Combined Action Platoon (CAP)


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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]1

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Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
Start Year
1968
End Year
1968

Description
This campaign was from 1 July to 1 November 1968. During this period a country-wide effort was begun to restore government control of territory lost to the enemy since the Tet offensive. The enemy attempted another such offensive on 17-18 August but his efforts were comparatively feeble and were quickly overwhelmed by Allied forces.

In the fall of 1968 the South Vietnamese government, with major U.S. support, launched an accelerated pacification campaign. All friendly forces were coordinated and brought to bear on the enemy in every tactical area of operation. In these intensified operations, friendly units first secured a target area, then Vietnamese government units, regional forces/popular forces, police and civil authorities screened the inhabitants, seeking members of the Viet Cong infrastructure. This technique was so successful against the political apparatus that it became the basis for subsequent friendly operations. Government influence expanded into areas of the countryside previously dominated by the Viet Cong to such an extent that two years later at least some measure of government control was evident in all but a few remote regions.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1968
To Year
1968
 
Last Updated:
12 days ago
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

7th Marine Regiment

5th Marine Division

4th Marine Regiment

1st Marine Regiment

2nd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (2/1), 1st Marine Regiment

1st Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (1/1), 1st Marine Regiment

MASS-3, MACG-38

VMA(AW)-242

2nd LAAM Bn, 3rd MAW

VMA-542

5th Marine Division

1st Combat Engineer Bn

HMM-262

VMA-121

3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)

MWSG-17

2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)

HMM-165

3rd Combat Engineer Bn

HMM-161

26th Marine Regiment

3rd Amtrac Bn

VMGR-152

L Co

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

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  • Ballard, Martin, Sgt, (1967-1970)
  • Baranyai, Joseph, LCpl, (1967-1970)
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  • Beal, John, Sgt, (1966-1972)
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