Erman Milford Newman, JrMajor
BDQ ADVISORY TEAM 1, MACV ADVISORS
Army of the United States
04 August 1932 - 12 August 1966
El Paso, Texas
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The database page for Erman Milford Newman, Jr
REMEMBEREDby his son.
A Note from The Virtual Wall"BDQ" was the abbreviation for the ARVN Rangers, an elite force which enjoyed a sterling reputation for combat efficiency. Although Major Newman is listed on the 75th Infantry Association's web site, there are no details regarding the circumstances of his death.
Erman Newman was the son of Colonel Erman M. and Mae Adelma Newman.
He entered the Military Academy in 1953 and was graduated with the Class of 1957.
Following commissioning he served as an infantry officer and completed paratrooper
and Ranger qualification. After arrival in Vietnam on 25 March 1966 he was
assigned to the I Corps Ranger Advisory Team at Danang.
Captain Newman received a posthumous promotion to Major.
He is buried at the US Military Academy Cemetery at West Point, New York.
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 24 Feb 2007
Last updated 03/10/2010