Missing in Action Vietnam Robert Joseph Acalotto, 48th Aviation Company

Robert Joseph Acalotto

Staff Sergeant

Unit: 48th Aviation Company 

Date of Birth: 30-Jan-51
Date of Death: 20-Feb-71
City: Greensburg
State: PA

Notes: Staff Sergeant Acalotto was a member of the 48th Aviation Company, 223rd Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Brigade. On February 20, 1971, he was the door gunner of a Bell Iroquois Utility Helicopter (UH-1C) on a mission of providing gun cover for an emergency resupply mission about 20 miles southeast of Sepone, Laos. His aircraft was hit by hostile fire and crashed. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. 

For more information  see: 

http://taskforceomegainc.org/a063.htm

Did you know Robert Joseph Acalotto? 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.

 

2 comments:

J said...

I have a memorial bracelet for SSG Acalotto and my tribute site is at http://robertjosephacalotto.webs.com/index.htm

Anonymous said...

Thanks for remembering him, and taking the time to commment. They should all be remembered.