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680619   MABS-16     Vietnam

Incident Date 680619 MABS-16 Ground N/A Hostile Fire - Ground Casualty - An Hoa

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Kennedy Jr., Arlan Joseph Cpl Grnd Casualty MABS-16 MAG-16 680619 (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

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,


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