Brown, Bobby Joe, AE3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
AE-0000-Aviation Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1967-1967, Fighter Squadron ELEVEN (VF-11) Red Rippers
Service Years
1964 - 1967
AE-Aviation Electrician's Mate

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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Indianapolis, IN
Last Address
Indianpolis, IN

Casualty Date
Jul 29, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Accident
Location
Vietnam
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Washington Park East Cemetery - Indianapolis, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 016

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 Duty Stations
USS Forrestal (CV-59)Fighter Squadron ELEVEN (VF-11) Red Rippers
  1967-1967, USS Forrestal (CV-59)
  1967-1967, Fighter Squadron ELEVEN (VF-11) Red Rippers
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)/USS Forrestal (CVA-59) Fire
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  Jul 29, 2012, General Photos3
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was on of the 134 men killed in the 1967 USS Forrestal fire. It was a devastating fire and series of chain-reaction explosions on 29 July 1967, that not only killed 134 sailors, but injured 161 on the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CVA-59), after an electrical anomaly discharged a Zuni rocket on the flight deck. Forrestal was engaged in combat operations in the Gulf of Tonkin during the Vietnam War at the time.
   
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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2014, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2015, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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