Martin, Kenneth William, Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last AFSC Group
AFSC Unknown
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 2863rd Ground Electronics Engineering Installation Agency (GEEIA)
Service Years
1965 - 1967
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Sergeant

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Escondido
Last Address
Bien Hoa AB

Casualty Date
Sep 26, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Oak Hill Memorial Park - Escondido, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
27E 016

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Ground Electronics Engineering Installation Agency (GEEIA)2863rd Ground Electronics Engineering Installation Agency (GEEIA)
  1967-1967, Ground Electronics Engineering Installation Agency (GEEIA)
  1967-1967, 2863rd Ground Electronics Engineering Installation Agency (GEEIA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
GEEIA was an acronym for Ground Electronics Engineering Installation Agency and was the Air Force component that was responsible for the engineering and installation of fixed (ground-based) electronics systems throughout the USAF during the 1960's and 70's. This included many Aircraft Control & Warning (AC&W) sites.

The specific incident that led to Kenneth Martin's death is unknown, though the Air Force official casualty is listed as "Intentional Homicide." He was posthumously promoted to Sergeant (E-4).

   
Comments/Citation
Kenneth William Martin was born in Riverside County, California.


Source: Vietnam War: U.S. Military Casualties, 1956-1998, Ancestry.com

   
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