Charles Allen Covey
Specialist Four
237TH MED DET, 67TH MED GROUP, 44TH MED BDE, USARV
Army of the United States
Vincennes, Indiana
July 02, 1949 to May 10, 1970
CHARLES A COVEY is on the Wall at Panel W10, Line 11

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D Company, 1-11 Infantry relinquished responsibility for the security of FSB Fuller to the 2nd ARVN Regt, and departed FSB Fuller by foot. While enroute to the Khe Gio Bridge, sporadic 120mm and small arms sniper fire was received. Six (6) men were killed when the military aircraft was fired upon by a hostile enemy and it crashed and burned while attempting the evacuation of wounded soldiers near the DMZ. Lt Schmitz was the pilot. The men were:

He was reported missing on 10 May 1970 but changed to dead on 23 May 1970. SP4 Charles Allen Covey was survived by his father, Carl L Covey (1924-1997) and mother Mary Henrietta Thompson Covey (1927-2009). His father was a World War II veteran. Charles was also survived by his brothers Marvin and Darvin Covey; and a sister, Nancy Kathy.

He is buried near his parents in Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana.


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