Frahm, Wilber Dale, PO1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
AM-0000-Aviation Metalsmith
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Metalsmith
Primary Unit
1969-1970, AMS-8215, HA(L)-3 Seawolves
Service Years
1960 - 1970
AM-Aviation Metalsmith
Two Hash Marks

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Jun 01, 1970
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Binh Thuy (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Washington Colony Cemetery - Fresno, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 10W Row 130

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar
Combat Air Crew Wings with 3 Stars

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1960, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)NAS Corpus Christi/Truax FieldUSS Kearsarge (CVS-33)Advancement Schools and Courses
VA-125 Rough RidersNAS LemooreSchool Assignments - StaffSERE School
USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)HA(L)-3 Seawolves
  1960-1960, HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1960-1962, NAS Corpus Christi/Truax Field
  1962-1963, USS Kearsarge (CVS-33)
  1963-1963, AMS-8278, (AM) Aviation Structural Mechanic AME B School
  1963-1966, AMS-8278, VA-125 Rough Riders
  1963-1966, AMS-8278, NAS Lemoore
  1966-1969, AMS-8278, Naval Aviation Schools
  1969-1969, AMS-8215, SERE School
  1969-1970, AMS-8215, USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
  1969-1970, AMS-8215, HA(L)-3 Seawolves
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1970 Vietnam War
  1969-1970 Vietnam War
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (70)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity


01 Jun 1970 A Sealord Aircraft, Bureau Number 157851, crashed while entering the local landing pattern at Navy Binh Thuy. All occupants of the aircraft; LT John M. Mulcahy, USN, AO1 Lloyd L. Bowles, USN, and AMS1 Wilber D. Frahm, USN, perished in the crash.  


Vietnam tour began   08/01/1969


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