JAMES MITCHELL ATCHISON

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Distinguished Flying Cross

 Air Medal  (7 Oak Leaf Clusters)     

Purple Heart

National Defense Service Medal

Vietnam Service Medal

Vietnam Campaign Medal

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Last name: ATCHISON
First name: JAMES MITCHELL
Home of Record (official): FREDERICK
State (official): MD
Date of Birth: Tuesday, January 2, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: CPT
Serial Number: 219443886
Component: Reserve
Pay grade: O3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 062B
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Air Cav Troop

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, October 4, 1969
Date of Casualty: Sunday, April 12, 1970
Age at time of loss: 25
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Crew member - Helicopter)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 12W - Row 127

--- Interment ---

JAMES MITCHELL ATCHISON

Arlington  National Cemetery
Memorial Drive
Arlington, Arlington County, VA 22211
Section 8, 6371-D