ASA KIA

ASA Deaths in Viet Nam War (hostile & non hostile) 1961-1972

(Courtesy of Jerry Darr, Treasurer Arizona Army Security Agency Association AZASAA.org)

Revised: 7/23/2017 15:43
No. LAST NAME FIRST NAME (MI) RANK UNIT DECEASED m/d/yr WALL PANEL & LINE CAUSE NOTES & SOURCES*
1 Davis James T. SP4 3rd RRU 12/22/1961 Panel 01E -- Line 4 Hostile Wall/UW p. 445/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
2 Pulliam Charles A. PFC 3rd RRU 2/2/1962 Panel 01E -- Line 7 Non-hostile Wall/OSS/ACI
3 Lisle Jack M. SFC 3rd RRU 1/1/1963 Panel 01E -- Line 15 Non-hostile Wall/OSS/ACI
4 Hiltz James F. SSG 7th RRU 9/26/1963 Panel 01E -- Line 28 Non-hostile Wall/ASAL/ACI
5 Taylor Donald R. PFC 3rd RRU 2/9/1964 Panel 01E -- Line 43 Hostile Wall/UW p. 445/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
6 Glover Arthur W. SP4 3rd RRU 2/9/1964 Panel 01E -- Line 43 Hostile Wall/UW p. 445/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
7 Bishop Daniel E. WO1 400th SOD 4/19/1965 Panel 01E -- Line 104 Hostile Wall/TSM/ACI (25)
8 Samples George P. 2LT 313th ASA Bn 5/13/1965 (not on Wall) (unknown) INSCOM (7)(21)
9 Powell Timothy E. SP5 313th ASA Bn 5/13/1965 (not on Wall) (unknown) INSCOM (8)(22)
10 Townsend Robert F. SSG 10th RRU 11/4/1965 Panel 03E - - Line 20 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (27)
11 Leatherwood, Jr. William E. 2LT 8th RRFS 2/17/1966 Panel 05E - - Line 42 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI (28)
12 Hoffman John D. SSG 8th RRFS 2/17/1966 Panel 6E -- Line 75 Non-hostile Wall/ASA/ACI (29)
13 Daugherty Donald D. SSG 3rd RRU 4/13/1966 Panel 06E - - Line 109 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
14 Bahr Dennis K. PFC 303 ASA Bn 8/19/1966 Panel 10E -- line 18 Non-hostile Wall/ASAL/UW (14)/ACI
15 Stallings James D. CPT 337th RRC 9/26/1966 Panel 11E - - Line 18 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MWS/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
16 Cochrane John F. 1LT 409th RRD 10/24/1966 Panel 11E - - Line 102 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
17 Ravenna III Harry M. MAJ 138th Avn Co. 11/15/1966 Panel 12E -- Line 72 Hostile/BNR** (1) OSS /VVMF.org/
18 Rayno Joseph A. SGT (unknown) 12/29/1966 Panel 12E -- Line 99 Non-hostile Wall/ASAL(6)/WU(14)/ACI
19 Parks Joe SFC MACV (30) 1/1/1967 Panel 01E -- Line 78 Hostile Wall/ASAL/ACI (30)
20 Stirling, Jr. John F. SFC 335th RRC 3/8/1967 Panel 16E - - Line 42 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
21 Huntley Thomas M. SP4 8th RRFS 7/23/1967 Panel 23E -- Line 110 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS
22 Wickliffe John N. SFC 400th SOD 8/3/1967 Panel 24E -- Line 74 Hostile Wall/TSM/ACI (31)
23 Stewart, Jr. William L. SP5 8th RRFS 10/8/1967 Panel 27E -- Line 77 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS
24 Ferruggia Richard G. SP4 8th RRFS 10/8/1967 Panel 27E -- Line 70 Non-hostile (2) Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI
25 Larson Terrance H. SP4 8th RRFS 10/8/1967 Panel 27E -- Line 74 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI
26 Nelson Robert D. SP4 8th RRFS 10/8/1967 Panel 27E -- Line 74 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI
27 Saville, Jr. John D. SP4 8th RRFS 10/8/1967 Panel 27E -- Line 76 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI
28 Vilardo (3) Ronald A. SP4 8th RRFS 10/8/1967 Panel 27E -- Line 69 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI
29 Rowley Joseph P. SP4 8th RRFS 10/10/1967 Panel 27E -- Line 78 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/ACI
30 Taylor Robert D. SFC 335th RRC 11/26/1967 Panel 30E - - Line 95 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
31 Ramirez, Jr. Diego SGT 335th RRC 11/26/1967 Panel 30E - - Line 93 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
32 Brown Michael P. SP5 335th RRC 11/26/1967 Panel 30E - - Line 88 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
33 Miranda-Ortiz Jose Luis SSG 330th RRC 11/30/1967 Panel 31E -- Line 14 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI
34 Kelly Douglas J. CPT 138th Avn Co. 12/4/1967 Panel 31E -- Line 35 Non-hostile Wall/OSS/ACI (32)
35 King Robert D. WO1 138th Avn Co. 12/4/1967 Panel 31E -- Line 36 Non-hostile Wall/OSS/ACI (33)
36 Smith Milton Warren WO1 138th Avn Co. 12/29/1967 Panel 32E - - Line 97 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI (34)
37 Shaffer Jonathan P. WO1 138TH Avn Co. 12/29/1967 Panel 32E - - Line 97 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI (35)
38 Wiggin Robert J. SSG 335th RRC 2/13/1968 Panel 39E -- Line 27 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI
39 Beckwith Richard E. SP5 8th RRFS 2/29/1968 Panel 42E -- Line 02 Hostile Wall/ASAL/ACI (36)
40 Kaminski Edward J. SSG 8th RRFS 2/29/1968 Panel 42E -- Line 06 Hostile Wall/ASAL/ACI (37)
41 Di Cavallucci Victor 2LT 8th RRFS 2/29/1968 Panel 42E -- Line 03 Hostile Wall(38)/ASAL
42 Casey John M. CPT 371st RRC 3/25/1968 Panel 46E - - Line 14 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (39)
43 Stake Kendall A. SP4 8th RRFS 4/5/1968 Panel 48E -- Line 20 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI
44 Schramm Christopher SP4 371st RRC 5/13/1968 Panel 60E - - Line 1 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (40)
45 Haerle Jeffrey W. SP4 371st RRC 5/13/1968 Panel 59E - - Line 22 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
46 Martin Samuel C. SP5 101st RRC 5/17/1968 Panel 62E - - Line 8 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
47 Lujan Jose L. SP4 138th Avn Co. 5/24/1968 Panel 32E -- Line 93 Non-hostile Wall/OSS/ACI
48 Tomczak Thomas J. SGT 403rd SOD 7/23/1968 Panel 51W - - Line 46 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
49 Jernigan Richard L. SGT 415th RRD 9/10/1968 Panel 44W -- Line 17 Non-combat Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI (41)
50 Biller Harold SP5 175th RRC 2/25/1969 Panel 31W - - Line 43 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI
51 Bruce Richard B. SP4 (unknown) 3/18/1969 Panel 29W -- Line 68 Non-hostile Wall/ASAL/ACI (42)
52 Colon Harold J. SP5 409th RRD 6/21/1969 Panel 22W - - Line 103 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (43)
53 Page Jim C. SSG 303th RRB 7/8/1969 Panel 21W -- Line 85 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI
54 Anderson John K. SP5 335th RRC 8/10/1969 Panel 20W -- Line 120 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS
55 Logan, III Francis M. SSG 400th SOD 11/4/1969 Panel 16W -- Line 30 Hostile TSM (5)/ACI
56 Knepp Jack D. CW2 371st RRC 11/29/1969 Panel 15W - - Line 5 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/OSS/ACI (44)
57 Bogle Dennis D. WO1 371st RRC 11/29/1969 Panel 15W - - Line 3 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/ACI (45)
58 Smith James R. SP4 371st RRC 11/29/1969 Panel 15W - - Line 8 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (46)
59 Heide II Henry N. PFC 371st RRC 11/29/1969 Panel 15W - - Line 4 Hostile Wall/UW p. 446/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/(47)
60 Robinson Edward  L. SP6 175th RRC 3/9/1970 Panel 13W -- Line 101 Non-hostile Wall/ASAL/OSS/ACI (48)
61 Van Every Edward SP5 335th RRC 6/1/1970 Panel 10W -- Line 132 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 447/OSS/MSW/ASAL (49)
62 Dew Robert E. SP4 330th RRC 8/30/1970 Panel 07W - - Line 24 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS (50)
63 Pruden Fredrick, W. SFC 101st RRC Bn 11/2/1970 Panel 06W -- Line 35 Non-hostile Wall/ASAL/ACI
64 Mobley Warren H. WO2 156th Avn Co. 11/24/1970 Panel 06W -- Line 81 Non-hostile Wall/OSS/ACI (51)
65 Perry Robert D. WO2 156th Avn Co. 11/24/1970 Panel 06W -- Line 82 Non-hostile Wall/OSS/ACI (52)
66 Evans Norman F. SP6 156th Avn Co. 11/24/1970 Panel 06W -- Line 80 Non-hostile Wall/OSS/ACI (53)
67 Rupert Zane SP4 7th RRU 2/1/1971 (not on Wall) Non-hostile ASAL (9)/ACI (24)
68 Higginbotham William R. SP4 371st RRC 2/17/1971 Panel 05W -- Line 114 Non-hostile Wall/UW p. 447/OSS/ACI (54)
69 Caccia Carl H. SP5 404th RRD 2/21/1971 Panel 05W - - Line 127 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (55)
70 Thelen Robert J. SP5 404th RRD 2/21/1971 Panel 05W - - Line 130 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (56)
71 Potts Robert J. SP5 404th RRD 2/21/1971 Panel 05W - - Line 129 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (57)
72 Smith Mitchell B. SP5 404th RRD 2/21/1971 Panel 05W - - Line 130 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (58)
73 Black Paul V. WO1 371st RRC 3/1/1971 Panel 04W - - Line 13 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/ASAL/ACI (59)
74 Uhl Robert D. WO1 371st RRC 3/1/1971 Panel 04W - - Line 15 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/ACI/ASAL (60)
75 David Gary C. SP5 371st RRC 3/1/1971 Panel 04W - - Line 13 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (26)
76 Sablan Frank A. SP4 371st RRC 3/1/1971 Panel 04W - - Line 15 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (61)
77 Marker Michael W. CPT 138th Avn Co. 3/4/1971 Panel 04W - - Line 21 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (62)
78 Algaard Harold L. WO1 138th Avn Co. 3/4/1971 Panel 04W - - Line 20 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (62)
79 Strawn John T. SP6 138th Avn Co. 3/4/1971 Panel 04W - - Line 22 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (62)
80 Hentz Richard J. SP5 138th Avn Co. 3/4/1971 Panel 04W - - Line 21 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (62)
81 Osborne Rodney D. SP5 138th Avn Co. 3/4/1971 Panel 04W - - Line 21 Hostile Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS/ACI (62)
82 Northrop Robert R. SP5 509th RRGP 3/11/1971 Panel 04W -- Line 39 Non-hostile Wall/ASAL/ACI
83 Cason Howard D. SP4 7th RRFS 3/12/1971 (not on Wall) Non-hostile ASAL (10)/ACI (18)
84 Notley Jerry M. SP4 7th RRFS 10/14/1971 (not on Wall) Non-hostile ASAL (11)/ACI (19)
85 Westcott Gary P. SP5 8th RRFS 3/30/1972 Panel 02W - - Line 125 Hostile/BNR** Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS (17)
86 Crosby Jr. Bruce A. SP4 8th RRFS 3/30/1972 Panel 02W - - Line 125 Hostile/BNR** Wall/UW p. 447/MSW/INSCOM/OSS (17)
87 Keogh Thomas P. SSG 146th RRC 7/7/1972 Panel 01W -- Line 53 Non-hostile Wall/ASAL/ACI
88 Wooten Lee W. SP5 (unknown) 9/21/1972 (not on Wall) Non-hostile ASAL (11)/ACI (20)
89 Kearns, III John W. 1LT 400th SOD 12/12/1972 (not on Wall) Hostile TSM (4)(13)/UW
90 Bradford Gary S. SP4 7th RRFS 11/15/1975 (not on Wall) Non-hostile ASAL (14)(16)/ACI(23)
*SOURCES:
Wall = Vietnam Memorial Wall database.
UW = Unlikely Warriors (Long & Blackburn), Epilogue, 2nd Edition (paperback), and Chapter 29, regarding the loss of Vanguard 216.
OSS = Old Spooks & Spies Website.  http://oldspooksandspies.org/OSS_Memorial/oss_memorial.html
MSW = Most Secret War (Gilbert) Appendix D.
VVMF = VVMF.ORG website.
INSCOM = INSCOM 2010 list of ASA KIA, ref. https://thelastsevendays.wordpress.com/honor-roll-call/.
TSM = Top Secret Missions (Malone) chapter 40.
ASAL = http://www.asalives.org/ASAONLINE/asakia.htm
ACI = ACI = http://www.armycasualties.info/ also (vietnamcasualties.org)
** BNR = Body Not Recovered
NOTES:
(1) VVMF lists status as MIA.
(2) Wall data shows MIA.
(3) UW spells last name Villardo.
(4) KIA in Laos.
(5) Wall indicates Spec. Forces.
(6) ASALIVES.org lists unit as "Tarex."
(7) No one named "Samples" included in Wall database for 1965.  Of the 3 "Samples" listed, none is named George.
(8) The Wall database includes no one named "Powell" killed in 1965.  Of the Powells killed in other years, none is named "Timothy."
(9) Of the 2 "Ruperts" killed in Vietnam, neither is named "Zane" and neither was killed in 1971.  Both were in Infantry divisions.
(10) No "Cason" in Wall database is named "Howard".  None were killed in 1971.
(11) No "Notley" is included in the Wall database.
(12) Wall DB indicates:  No "Wooten" named "Lee".  Of the 3 "Wooten"s listed, none was killed in 1971 or 1972.
(13) Wall DB indicates: Of the 4 "Kearns" killed in Vietnam, none was killed in 1972, and none was a 1LT (or 2LT).  Brendan John Kearns was an E3 killed in 1967.
(14) Wall DB indicates: Of the 14 "Bradfords" killed in Vietnam, none was named Gary, and none was killed after 1971.
(15) Bahr, Rayno & Keogh are included in the 2nd edition Epilogue of "Unlikely Warriors" -- not the first.
(16) The INSCOM 2010 roster of fallen ASA soldiers includes no deaths between 1972 and 1986.
(17) JPAC has an active, open case dedicated to the location, recover and identify the remains of Crosby and Westcott who were KIA/BNR on FSB Sarge.
(18) ACI indicates that Cason died in an automobile accident in Thailand.
(19) ACI indicates that Notley committed suicide in Thailand.  Ref: http://www.armycasualties.info/index.php?page=directory&rec=30365
(20) ACI indicates that Wooten died of "illness or disease".  Ref. http://www.armycasualties.info/index.php?page=directory&rec=37558
(21) ACI has no data on George Samples.  None of the 3 Samples ACI lists died in 1965.
(22) ACI has no data on Timothy Powell.
(23) ACI indicates that Bradford died in Thailand in an automobile accident.  ASAL lists Bradford as a casualty, but provides no other information.
(24) ACI indicates that Zane Rupert died in Thailand "outright" in a non-hostile incident.
(25) ACI indicates that Bishop was a chopper pilot who died while MIA. Ref. http://www.armycasualties.info/index.php?page=directory&rec=40798
(26) ACI indicates that David was on a rotary-wing craft that crashed.  The coordinates & country of the crash are CLASSIFIED.  Ref. Note (60)
(27) ACI indicates that Townsend's MOS was "light weapons infantry" -- not an ASA MOS.
(28) ACI indicates Leatherwood died in the crash of a rotary-wing aircraft.
(29) ACI indicates Hoffman died from non-hostile small arms fire.
(30) ACI indicates that SFC Parks died from hostile actions while MIA and that he was an "advisor" to MACV.
(31) ACI indicates that Wickliffe died from hostile actions while MIA.
(32) ACI indicates that CPT Kelly died as the pilot of a fixed-wing aircraft, assigned to the  138th Avn Co, 224 Avn Bn.
(33) ACI:  The date of WO1 King's death coincides with that of CPT Kelly, suggesting  that they perished in the same crash.  Kelly is listed as "Noncrew."
(34) ACI:  WO1 Smith was the pilot of the fixed-wing aircraft that crashed in Thua Thien province RVN.
(35) ACI:  WO1 Shaffer was "crew" on the fixed-wing aircraft that crashed in Thua Thien province RVN, apparently the same aircraft piloted by WO1 Smith.
(36) ACI indicates that SP4 Beckwith was a postal clerk with 42nd Postal Unit, Gs Grp, 1st Logistical Command.
(37) ACI indicates that SSG Kaminski died in the same assault that killed SP4 Beckwith.  Both were in the same postal unit.
(38) Wall data indicates that 2LT Di Cavallucci perished in the same attack that killed SP4 Beckwikth and SSG Kaminski.
(39) ACI indicates that CPT Casely was MI and with the  "1st Cavalry Division Ambulance" at the time of his death.
(40) ACI indicates that SP4 Schramm was with the "1st Cavalry Division Ambulance" at the time he was killed by a mine.
(41) ACI indicates that SGT Jernigan was a "General Vehicle Repairman Army ."
(42) ACI indicates SP4 Bruce was assigned to the "1st Signal Brigade."
(43) ACI indicates SP5 Colon's first name as "Harry."
(44) ACI indicates CW2 Knepp was the aircraft commander (AC) of a helicopter and his "Major Organization" was the "1st Cavalry Division Ambulance."
(45) ACI indicates that WO1 Bogle was (presumably) on the same helicopter commanded by CW2 Knepp.
(46) ACI indicates that SP4 Smith was (presumably) on the same helicopter as CW2 Knepp and WO1 Bogle.
(47) ACT indicates that PFC Heide was (presumably) on the same helicopter as Knepp, Bogle, and Smith.
(48) ACI indicates that SP6 Robinson died while MIA of "drowning."
(49) ASAL indicates that SP5 Van Every was a 98C20 (radio traffic analyst).  ACI does not include Van Every in its database.
(50) ACI indicates that the "complimentary cause" of SP4 Dew's death was "Rockets, Missiles, Torpedoes."
(51) ACI indicates Mobley was a passage on a rotary-wing aircraft that crashed.
(52) ACI indicates CW2 Perry was the "pilot" (aircraft commander) or "operator" of the crashed helicopter.
(53) ACI indicates that SP6 Evans was part of the crew on the helicopter commanded by CW2 Mobley.
(54) ACI indicates that SP4 Higginbotham was a "clerk typist."
(55) ACI indicates that SP5 Caccia was killed by killed by "grenades."
(56) ACI indicates that SP5 Thelen was killed by "grenades" -- as was SP5 Caccia on the same date.
(57) ACI indicates that SGT Potts was killed by "grenades" -- as were Caccia and Thelen on the same date.
(58) ACI indicates that SP5 Smith was killed by "grenades" -- as were Caccia, Thelen, and Potts on the same date.
(59) ACI indicates that W01 Black was killed in a helicopter brought down my small arms fire.  ASAL indicates the loss was in Cambodia.
(60) ACI indicates that W01 Uhl was killed in the same helicopter as W01 Black. Ref. Note (61)
(61) ACI indicates that SP4 Sablan was killed in a helicopter and the location of the incident was CLASSIFIED.  ASAL indicates the loss was in Cambodia.  Ref. Note (59).
Black, Uhl and Sablan were undoubtedly killed in the same helicopter in Cambodia. According to ASAL, "LEFT BANK UH-1H (69-15684) ARDF helicopter shot down by
ground fire on 1 March 1971 near Dambe, Cambodia at WU 955 265 (This location is approximately 15 miles inside Cambodia.)"
(62) According to ASAL, "On March 4, 1971 Capt. Michael W. Marker, pilot of a JU21-A twin engine turbo prop (serial number 18065, call sign Vanguard 216) departed
Phu Bai, Republic of Vietnam on an early morning combat support mission in the vicinity of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).  His crew that morning consisted of
 WO1 Harold L. Algaard, co-pilot; SP5 Rodney D. Osborne, technical observer; SP5 Richard J. Hentz, crewman; and SP6 John T. Strawn,  crewman."
Also ref. Unlikely Warriors, Chapter 29 for a more detailed summary of the loss of Vanguard 216.

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