KIA INCIDENT: 19680619-1 MABS-16 Vietnam

Brothers (& Sisters) Killed in Action in USMC Helicopters or while assigned to USMC Helicopter or Tiltrotor Squadrons

19680619-1 MABS-16 Vietnam

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Incident Date 19680619-1 MABS-16 Ground N/A - Hostile Fire - Ground Casualty - An Hoa

Kennedy Jr., Arlan Joseph Cpl Grnd Casualty MABS-16 MAG-16 1968-06-19 (vvm 56W:035)

KENNEDY ARLAN JOSEPH JR. : 2219532 : USMC : CPL : E4 : 7051 : 21 : Reading : PA : 19680619 : Hostile, Mortar attack, Ground Casualty : Quang Tin (An Hoa Airfield) : 19470314 : 56W : 35

MABS-16 Command Chronology - June 1968

Casualties. Cpl Arlan J. KENNEDY JR. 2219532, USMC, KIA 19Jun68, An Hoa
LCpl Stewart J WILLIAMSON, 2277250, USMC, WIA, 19Jun68
LCpl Theodore A HOGAN, 2284357, USMC, WIA, An Hoa

Submitted by: N/A, 20030831

MABS-16 Command Chronology - June 1968

During the month of June the An Hoa Base was probed by small arms fire and mortars four different times, resulting in casualties to three of MABS-16 personnel.

19 June 1968 - Marine KC-130F aircraft hit by ground fire. CH-53s completed 22 external lifts to move Charlie artillery battery to Hill 55. At approximately 2345 field hit by mortars resulting in three MABS-16 casualties, CPL KENNEDY KIA, LCpl WILIAMSON, WIA and LCpl HOGAN WIA. TAFDS hose took direct hit resulting in approximately 9000 gallons of JP-4 lost.

20 June 1968 - MABS-16 casualties medevaced at 1400

Submitted by: An Hoa Airfield Command Chronology for June 1968, 20030831

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