Conrad Jack Wheeler
Warrant Officer
D TRP, 3RD SQDN, 5TH CAVALRY, 1ST AVIATION BDE, USARV
Army of the United States
San Marcos, Texas
September 07, 1941 to October 29, 1969
CONRAD J WHEELER is on the Wall at Panel W16, Line 5

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Conrad J Wheeler
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13 Nov 2002

Dear Jackie,
Fond Memories Of You Will Always Remain In Our Hearts And Minds.
Graduating Class Of 1959.
Irvington High School, Irvington, Kentucky.


 

A note from The Virtual Wall

Two men of D Troop, 3rd Squadron, 5th Cavalry, died when their OH-6A light observation helicopter (tail number 68-17186) was shot down while providing close support to heavily engaged ground forces. The pilot called on the radio, "My Observer is hit ... He's hit real bad." A few seconds after that radio call the aircraft exploded, killing both men:

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