Lawrence Elwood Scheib, Jr
Specialist Four
L CO, 75TH INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Tower City, Pennsylvania
October 05, 1949 to August 29, 1970
LAWRENCE E SCHEIB Jr is on the Wall at Panel W7, Line 23

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A Note from The Virtual Wall

On 29 Aug 1970 a UH-1H Huey (tail number 67-17699) of C Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry, was involved in a Ranger team insertion. As the aircraft settled into the landing zone it was hit repeatedly in the forward section by 12.7mm antiaircraft machinegun and RPG fire. With both pilots dead or dying, the aircraft crashed. Of the eight men aboard, four were injured but recovered by another aircraft and four were dead:


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