Carli, David Arthur, SN Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Seaman
Last Primary Designator/NEC
SN-9700-Seaman - Infantry, Gun Crews, and Seamanship Specialists
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman
Last Duty Station
1967-1968, NAVSUPACT (NSA)/NSA DaNang, Vietnam
Service Years
1964 - 1968
Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
SN-Seaman

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1947
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Vallejo
Last Address
Vallejo

Casualty Date
Mar 03, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Tri
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
42E 048

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Vietnam Combat Craft Crewmember Badge


 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United StatesMilitary Order of the Purple HeartVeterans of the Vietnam WarVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1961, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States [Verified]
  1968, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  1968, Veterans of the Vietnam War [Verified]
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page

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Operation Game Warden
Start Year
1965
End Year
1972

Description
Operation Game Warden, Task force 116, was an operation to deny Viet Cong access to the resources in the Mekong Delta which was conceived of in December 1965. U.S. naval forces, backed by Marine artillery on the ground, launching a rapid surprise attack on the dozens of small Viet Cong ports which were scattered around the Delta. Unprepared in the face of intense U.S. firepower, which included U.S. F-4 Phantoms dropping special illumination bombs which blinded the Viet Cong deck gunners, leaving to them being unable to accurately return fire on the attacking U.S. craft, the Viet Cong were incapable of mounting a stiff resistance. Much the Viet Cong fleet and its operators were destroyed.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1966
To Year
1969
 
Last Updated:
Jan 12, 2009
   
Personal Memories

Memories
On 03 March 1968 an LCPL patrol boat was sunk in the Cua Viet River about 3 miles east of Dong Ha. The incident is reported in the US Naval Forces Vietnam History:
"[the boat], sweeping close to the west bank of the Cua Viet River channel, approximately 2-1/2 miles northeast of Dong Ha, hit an estimated 500-pound mine. The craft, which was flipped upside down by the force of the explosion, suffered extensive damage to its bow and starboard side, and was later designated a total loss. Six crewmembers were killed and one was severeluy wounded as a result of the incident."

   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  289 Also There at This Battle:
  • Alexander, Ron, PO3, 1970
  • Armstrong, Rodger, CWO4, 1979
  • Bandy, Jim, SN, 1971
  • Baronich, Jr., Harold, PO3, 1969
  • Beauchamp, Ted, PO3, 1971
  • Bedell, Cliff, PO2, 1969
  • Bertschi, Steve, PO3, 1970
  • Briggs, David, MCPO, 1997
  • Buckman, Robert, PO2, 1972
  • Busic, Gerald, PO3, 1969
  • Caraffa, Angelo, PO2, 1970
  • Carlino, Ralph, PO3, 1973
  • Casey, Earnest, MCPO, 1996
  • Casey, Tom, PO2, 1967
  • Catt, Gordon, PO3, 1969
  • Cooper, Harry, PO2, 1972
  • De Mott Jr, Thomas, CPO, 1990
  • Dougherty, William, CWO4, 2004
  • Ellis, Tom, PO2, 1972
  • Espeland, Richard, PO2, 1970
  • Fallon, Don, CMDCM, 1981
  • Fein, Ed, CPO, 1982
  • Fleming, Jerry, PO3, 1970
  • Galbreath, Larry, CWO4, 1995
  • Garrett, George, PO1, 1978
  • Giancola, Richard, CPO, 1997
  • Godbehere, Dick, LCDR, 1979
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