Allan Stegall, JrPrivate First Class
C CO, 2ND BN, 503RD INF RGT, 173 ABN BDE
Army of the United States
10 June 1943 - 15 March 1966
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My name is Dale Olson. I served with the 173rd Airborne Brigade from 1965-1966. Allan Stegall was killed in South Vietnam, March 15th 1966. I would like to contact his family if at all possible.
From a fellow Sky Soldier,
A Note from The Virtual WallIn mid-March 1966 the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry, undertook a major search and destroy operation near Phuoc Vinh. On 14 March, C Company had a significant engagement with enemy forces, with four men killed in the action. On 15 March C Company had one man, PFC Allan Stegall, killed in action as A and B Companies moved to exploit the C Company contact. On 16 March, the entire battalion was engaged in a five hour battle, losing ten more men while inflicting far greater casualties on the engaged Viet Cong forces and forcing them to withdraw.
The men lost over the three day period were
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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
Last updated 08/10/2009