Arthur Edward Bader Jr. Missing in Action Vietnam November 30, 1968

Arthur Edward Bader Jr.

Sergeant First Class

Unit: 5th Special Forces Group

Date of Birth: 12-Jul-34
Date of Death: 30-Nov-68
City: Atlantic City
State: NJ

Notes: Sergeant First Class Bader was a member of Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observation Group, 5th Special Forces Group. On November 30, 1968, he was a passenger in a Vietnamese Air Force Sikorsky Choctaw Cargo Helicopter (CH34) being transported to his reconnaissance area in Laos, when the aircraft was hit by 37mm anti-aircraft fire and crashed 10 miles northwest of Khe San, just into Laos east of Tchepone. His remains were recovered on March 26, 1989. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see:

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