Richard Stephen BovioCaptain
281ST AHC, 10TH AVN BN, 17TH AVN GRP, 1 AVN BDE
Army of the United States
28 December 1943 - 27 February 1970
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The database page for Richard Stephen Bovio
Captain Richard (Dick) Bovio was flying a combat aviation mission near Khanh Hoa, South Vietnam when he was critically wounded. The aircraft commander maneuvered the badly damaged UH-1H into a landing zone and the crew including Capt. Bovio were rescued. Capt Bovio was taken to the evacuation hospital in Nha Trang where he died of his wounds. Dick Bovio was a high respected member of the 281st AHC Flight and shall never be forgotten.
Roger Green of the 281st AHC Association adopted Dick Bovio and is preparing his "Book Of Remembrance" for the 281st web site.
A memorial from his unit association,
His given name was Richard Steven Bovio, but he was known as Stevie to friends and family. No one called him Dick...
From the daughter of Stevie's widow.
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his unit association,
281st Assault Helicopter Company Association
1 Dec 2001
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Last updated 02/25/2006