Holden, Elmer Larry, SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 37th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron
Service Years
1962 - 1968
Staff Sergeant

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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Oklahoma City
Last Address
Da Nang AB

Casualty Date
Jun 09, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Johnson-Saint Paul Cemetery - Hampton, South Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
W58 009

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 Unit Assignments
Rescue Units37th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron
  1967-1968, 3rd Air Rescue Group
  1967-1968, 37th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
CH-53 Sikorsky Helicopter  HH-3/CH-3E  Jolly Green Giant  
  1967-1968, CH-53 Sikorsky Helicopter
  1967-1968, HH-3/CH-3E Jolly Green Giant
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SSgt Holden was killed in an helicopter crash in Laos on June 9, 1968.  His body was not recovered at that time but his remains were returned to th U.S.A. on February 14, 2003.  The identification of those remains was made on September 10, 2003.
   
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