Curtis Brockington

Private First Class
Army of the United States
20 March 1947 - 03 July 1966
Harbor City, California
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Combat Medic

Bronze Star, Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

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22 Mar 2001

Private First Class Curtis Brockington gave it all on that fateful day of 3 July l966. PFC Brockington was killed in action in the Ia Drang Valley (Pleiku Province).

He will never be forgotten.

From a fellow soldier and member of Co B, 1/35th Inf,
Alonzo Jones
467 Oak Hill Lane, Huntsville, Tn
07 Nov 2006

I never knew my Uncle Curtis, but I am very proud that he served his country and gave his all. My dad, who was in the 82nd Airborne during Vietnam told me stories and he too is proud of him. I wish I could have known him because he seemed like a wonderful person.

From his nephew,
Okema Brockington

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In June 1966 the 1st Bn, 35th Infantry was working in the vicinity of the Duc Co airfield, at the northern end of the Ia Drang Valley and very close to the RVN/Cambodian border. On 24 June the battalion lost 15 men to an ambush about 15 kilometers to the south of Duc Co, and twenty more were killed when Bravo 1/35 engaged an NVA force while working along Route 569 about 6 km south of Duc Co. The men killed on 03 July were

Remembered by his fellow soldiers of the

35th Infantry - the Cacti Regiment

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Army Medics and Navy Corpsmen who died in Vietnam.

The point-of-contact for this memorial is
a fellow soldier and member of Co B, 1st Bn, 35th Inf,
Alonzo Jones
467 Oak Hill Lane, Huntsville, Tn

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 22 Mar 2001
Last updated 11/23/2006