Charles Leroy Adkins Missing in action February 2, 1968

Charles Leroy Adkins 

Staff Sergeant

Unit: 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division 

Date of Birth: 28-May-47
Date of Death: 2-Feb-68
City: Barnesville
State: OH

Notes: Staff Sergeant Adkins was a member of Troop B, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. On February 2, 1968, he was a passenger in a Bell Iroquois Utility Helicopter (UH-1H) on an administrative trip from Chu Lai to Da Nang, South Vietnam. Contact was lost when the aircraft was 12 miles north of Da Nang. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see:  

Did you know Charles Leroy Adkins? Did you serve with him? Did you wear his bracelet? Do you have a story of him or photo to share?  If you can answer yes to any of those questions, please leave a comment so all can know he has not been forgotten.

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