Arthur Hernandez

Corporal
CO C, 2ND BN, 506TH INF RGT, 101 ABN DIV
Army of the United States
17 August 1949 - 01 April 1971
Big Spring, Texas
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101 ABN DIV 506TH INF RGT
Combat Infantry

Army Commendation Medal, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

Airborne!
Arthur Hernandez

The database page for Arthur Hernandez

16 Oct 2004

Arthur was a 1968 graduate of Big Spring High School, Big Spring, Texas. He joined the Army in the summer of 1970. He completed infantry AIT and parachute training. He was killed in an non-hostile accident on April 1, 1971 in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam. He was buried with full military honors in his home town of Big Spring, Texas. He is honored by the Big Spring Vietnam Memorial and by the Permian Basin Vietnam Veterans' Memorial located at the Midland, Texas International Airport. May his sacrifice not be forgotten.

A Note from The Virtual Wall

Charlie Company, 2nd of the 506th Infantry, lost four men in an accident on 01 Apr 1971:
  • SGT Jerry K. Bobbitt, Citrus Heights, CA
  • CPL John W. Anders, Waldron, MO
  • CPL James D. Davis, Overton, NE
  • CPL Arthur Hernandez, Big Spring, TX


The point-of-contact for this memorial is
a PBVVM representative,
Billy M. Brown
4015 Melody Lane, Odessa, Texas 79762
bmbrown@grandecom.net 
16 Oct 2004



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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
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