Abrams, John Leon, LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 131X, HA(L)-3 Seawolves
Service Years
1962 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1940
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Menomie, WI
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 13, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Ba Xugen
Conflict
Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (68)
Location of Interment
Spring Hill Cemetery - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Wall/Plot Coordinates
52W 021

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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
  2016, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry


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Naval Aviator Wings

 
 Duty Stations
NAS Ellyson FieldNAS Key WestUSS Randolph (CVS-15)USS Hornet (CVS-12)
NAS BermudaHA(L)-3 Seawolves
  1962-1964, 131X, NAS Ellyson Field
  1964-1965, 131X, NAS Key West
  1965-1966, 131X, USS Randolph (CVS-15)
  1965-1966, 131X, USS Hornet (CVS-12)
  1966-1967, 131X, NAS Bermuda
  1968-1968, 131X, HA(L)-3 Seawolves
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (68)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Wisconsin-Stout
  1958-1962, University of Wisconsin-Stout
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Vietnam Tour Dates1
  Jan 26, 2016, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lieutenant John Leon Abrams was serving as a pilot with the Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron Three Seawolves when he was killed in action in the Mekong Delta region of South Vietnam. His UH-1B helicopter was hit by .50 caliber enemy fire, causing the transmission to seize at 800 feet. Also killed in the crash were his copilot, LtJG James Henry Romanski, and his crewmen, AMH3 Raymond Douglas Robinson and AMS3 Dennis Michael Wobbe. 
   
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