Buch, Philip Edward, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Primary Unit
1988-1989, USS Iowa (BB-61)
Service Years
1986 - 1989
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Last Address
USS Iowa (BB-61

Date of Passing
Apr 19, 1989
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 60 Grave 4073

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 Military Association Memberships
In the Line of Duty
  1989, In the Line of Duty [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Lieutenant Junior Grade, U.S. Navy. LTJG Buch was the commander of turret 2 on the USS Iowa and had been in the navy since 1986. Buch was killed in the explosion in turret 2 on April 19, 1989.


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Surface Warfare Officer Badge

 Duty Stations
USS Iowa (BB-61)
  1988-1989, USS Iowa (BB-61)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1989-1989 USS Iowa Turret Explosion Incident (Puerto Rico)
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