Raymond Leon Hodges, Jr

Sergeant
D TRP, 1ST SQDN, 10TH CAVALRY, 4 INF DIV
Army of the United States
09 August 1950 - 28 August 1970
Lawton, Oklahoma
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4 INF DIV 10TH CAV RGT
Combat Infantry

Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Raymond Leon Hodges, Jr

19 Apr 2001

I love you Uncle Randy

From his niece,
Geraldine
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A Note from The Virtual Wall

On 28 August 1970 UH-1H tail number 69-15025 from D Troop 1/10 Cavalry was shot down during a troop insertion. Five men died in the crash, and another died of gunshot as troopers from C Troop 1/10 moved to secure the crash site. The six dead were
  • C Troop, 1/10
  • D Troop, 1/10 (aboard 69-15025)
    • SSG Thomas H. Messer, Springfield, VA (passenger)
    • SGT Raymond L. Hodges, Lawton, OK (passenger)
    • SGT Nick E. Sanchez, Chama, CO (passenger)
    • SP4 Joe Luna, Azusa, CA (passenger)
    • CPL Donald R. Smith, Universal City, TX (door gunner)


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Geraldine
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 19 Apr 2001
Last updated 07/07/2006