York, James Wesley, AO1

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
AO-0000-Aviation Ordnanceman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Ordnanceman
Primary Unit
1969-1972, AO-0000, NAS Corpus Christi/Truax Field
Service Years
1961 - 1981
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Plank Owner
AO-Aviation Ordnanceman
Five Hash Marks

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
SALISBURY, NC

Date of Passing
Jul 13, 1997
 
Location of Interment
Riverside National Cemetery - Riverside, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Service Photo of Jim York with HA(L)-3 during the Vietnam War, standing in front of one of the Seawolf gunship helos he flew in. This photo was provided by his daughter, Stephanie Bell.
   
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Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (68)
Start Year
1968
End Year
1968

Description
This campaign was from 1 July to 1 November 1968. During this period a country-wide effort was begun to restore government control of territory lost to the enemy since the Tet offensive. The enemy attempted another such offensive on 17-18 August but his efforts were comparatively feeble and were quickly overwhelmed by Allied forces.

In the fall of 1968 the South Vietnamese government, with major U.S. support, launched an accelerated pacification campaign. All friendly forces were coordinated and brought to bear on the enemy in every tactical area of operation. In these intensified operations, friendly units first secured a target area, then Vietnamese government units, regional forces/popular forces, police and civil authorities screened the inhabitants, seeking members of the Viet Cong infrastructure. This technique was so successful against the political apparatus that it became the basis for subsequent friendly operations. Government influence expanded into areas of the countryside previously dominated by the Viet Cong to such an extent that two years later at least some measure of government control was evident in all but a few remote regions.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1968
To Year
1968
 
Last Updated:
Jan 19, 2013
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

HHC, 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade

LCU-1500, Assault Craft Unit 1 (ACU-1)

USS Mauna Kea (AE-22)

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  247 Also There at This Battle:
  • Abbott, William, PO3, (1965-1969)
  • Baker, John, PO3, (1966-1969)
  • Betts, Perry, PO2, (1967-1970)
  • Cayford, Bill, PO1, (1966-1972)
  • Clevenger, James, PO2, (1966-1970)
  • Eichhorn, Jay, PO2, (1965-1969)
  • Elam, Richard, PO3, (1964-1968)
  • Elam, Stephen, PO1, (1966-1994)
  • Fant, Robert St.Clair, CDR, (1960-1980)
  • Franclemont, David, PO3, (1967-1978)
  • Gaughan, Rick, PO1, (1967-1988)
  • Halpin, David Paul, FN, (1967-1968)
  • Herndon, James A., PO2, (1963-1970)
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