Matula, Valentin George, CDR Fallen
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Last Rank
Last Primary Designator/NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
Last Rating/NEC Group
Navy Officer Classification/Designator
Last Duty Station
1965-1965, 131X, USS Independence (CVA-62)
Service Years
1941 - 1965
Commander Commander

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

Home State
Year of Birth
Casualty Info
Home Town
Hallettsville, TX
Last Address
Hallettsville, TX

Casualty Date
Jul 20, 1965
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Vietnam, South
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08E 084

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry

 Tributes from Members  
24 Names added to the Vietnam Wall in 19... posted by FC Burgdorf, Tom (Birddog), PO2 426 
USS Mullany Guestbook posted by SA Short, Diane (Harding, Ruth, TWS Admin), SA 2326 

 Ribbon Bar

Naval Aviator Wings

 Duty Stations
RVAH-1 Smokin' TigersUSS Independence (CVA-62)
  1965-1965, 132X, RVAH-1 Smokin' Tigers
  1965-1965, 131X, USS Independence (CVA-62)
 Combat and Operations History
  1941-1945 World War II
  1965-1965 Yankee Station
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Service Dates
  Jul 20, 2012, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Name was not added to the Vietnam Wall till Memorial Day 1987.


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