Belcher, Herbert Eugene, GM1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
GMG-0000-Gunner's Mate Guns
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1969-1969, GM-0000, USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
Service Years
1949 - 1969
GM-Gunner's Mate
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Mar 31, 1969
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Bethel Cemetery - Mora, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28W 096

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Vietnam Combat Craft Crewmember Badge

 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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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1949, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)USS Steinaker (DD-863)SERE SchoolRiver Division 53 (RIVDIV 53), River Squadron 5 (RIVRON-5)
USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
  1949-1949, HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1962-1966, GMG-9501, USS Steinaker (DD-863)
  1967-1967, GMG-0872, SERE School
  1968-1968, GM-0000, River Division 53 (RIVDIV 53), River Squadron 5 (RIVRON-5)
  1969-1969, GM-0000, USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (68-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War
  1969-1969 Vietnam War
  1969-1969 Operation Giant Slingshot
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified

Start Tour:             01/29/1969
Incident Date:        03/31/1969
Casualty Date:        03/31/1969

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