Monroe, Vincent Duncan, CAPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1968-1978, 132X, Prisoner of War
Service Years
1958 - 1968
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1934
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago
Last Address
Oaklyn, NJ

Casualty Date
May 18, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
62E 021

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial American Battle Monuments Commission
  2014, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, American Battle Monuments Commission

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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Flight Officer Wings

 
 Duty Stations
NAS Sanford, FLRVAH-11 CheckertailsUSS Forrestal (CVA-59)USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63)
Prisoner of War
  1966-1967, 132X, NAS Sanford, FL
  1966-1967, 132X, RVAH-11 Checkertails
  1967-1967, 132X, USS Forrestal (CVA-59)
  1967-1968, 132X, RVAH-11 Checkertails
  1967-1968, 132X, USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63)
  1968-1978, 132X, Prisoner of War
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)/USS Forrestal (CVA-59) Fire
  1967-1968 Vietnam War
  1967-1968 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)
 Colleges Attended 
Grinnell College
  1953-1957, Grinnell College
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
USS KITTY HAWK (CVA-63)
CVW-11
RVAH-11
Navigator: RA-5C VIGILANTE
   
Comments/Citation
LCDR Monroe was promoted to the rank of Captain while in a POW status.
   
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