Vietnam War POW MIA Bracelet CAPT DALE RICHARDSON 5-2-70, VIVA TM

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 30, 2013
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THANK YOU DOUGLAS DAILEY

STICKER WITH WHITE STAR IN BLUE CIRCLE INDICATES POW

BACK OF BRACELET STAMPED: " VIVA TM" WHICH MEANS VOICES IN VITAL AMERICA, BUT DO NOT KNOW WHAT TM MEANS

This bracelet is a vintage original item and was worn during the war to remember our POW/MIAs.

ACCORDING TO BIO ON THE INTERNET:

Name: Dale Wayne Richardson
Rank/Branch: Major/US Army
Unit: Headquarters and Headquarters Company,
2nd Battalion, 34th Armor,
25th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: 02 May 1970
Country of Loss: Cambodia Status in 1973: Missing in Action

On 2 May 1970, WO1 Michael B. Varnado, pilot; WO1 Daniel F. Maslowski, co-pilot; SP4 Frederick H. Crowson, crewchief; and Pvt. Tony Karreci, door gunner comprised the crew of a UH1H helicopter assigned to Company B, 229th Aviation Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division.

Also aboard the Huey were passengers Capt. Robert M. Young, Infantry Officer; then Capt. Dale W. Richardson, Armor Officer; and SP4 Rodney Griffin, Armor Reconnaissance Specialist with other duties as a Mail Delivery Clerk; and SP4 Bunyan D. Price, Jr. All the passengers were assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor, 25th Infantry Division.....(THE STORY
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