Gerstenlauer, Peter Frederick, A1C

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Last Rank
Airman 1st Class
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 14th Special Operations Wing
Service Years
1968 - 1969
Airman 1st Class

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
North Merrick, NY
Last Address
Binh Thuy Air Base

Casualty Date
Jan 10, 1969
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Phong Dinh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
35W 064

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Ribbon Bar

 Unit Assignments
14th Field Maintenance Squadron14th Special Operations Wing
  1968-1969, 14th Field Maintenance Squadron
  1968-1969, 14th Special Operations Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
At the time of his death, he was stationed at Binh Thuy Air Base. He was killed in a rocket attack on the base during the night of 10 January 1969. 62 standoff rockets were fired at the base killing 1 airman and wounding 4.

Note:  May have been attached to the 22nd Tactical Air Support Squadron at Binh Thuy AB, RVN.
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