2nd LT  Dennis John Breda - Vietnam War - March 19, 1967

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Donald E Mock
SERVICE OVERVIEW
Name Dennis John Breda
From Ventura County, California
Born October 11, 1942
Death March 19, 1967
War Vietnam War
Rank Second Lieutenant
Specialty Field Artillery Missile Operations and Intelligence Assistant
Branch US Army
Group 4th Infantry Division, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry, A Company
Cause Hostile, Killed in Action
Location South Vietnam, Tay Ninh province
Awarded
★ Purple Heart
ORIGINS
 Dennis John Breda was born on October 11, 1942. According to our records California was his home or enlistment state and Ventura County included within the archival record. We have Oxnard listed as the city.
SERVICE
 He had enlisted in the United States Army. Served during the Vietnam War. Breda had the rank of Second Lieutenant. His military occupation or specialty was Field Artillery Missile Operations and Intelligence Assistant. Service number assignment was 5329611. Attached to 4th Infantry Division, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry, A Company.
CASUALTY
 During his service in the Vietnam War, Army Second Lieutenant Breda experienced a traumatic event which ultimately resulted in loss of life on March 19, 1967. Recorded circumstances attributed to: Died through hostile action, multiple fragmentation wounds. Incident location: South Vietnam, Tay Ninh province.
DETAILS
Dennis John Breda was born in Lima, Allen County, Ohio.
REMEMBERED
Dennis John Breda is buried or memorialized at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park, Ventura, Ventura County, California. Dennis is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 16e, Line 110.
COMMENDATIONS
★ Purple Heart
★ Combat Infantryman Badge
★ Marksmanship Badge
★ National Defense Service Medal
★ Vietnam Campaign Medal
★ Vietnam Service Medal
★ Army Presidential Unit Citation
★ Vietnam Gallantry Cross
★ Army Good Conduct Medal

VIETNAM WAR
- AGENT ORANGE VICTIMS HAVE AN ORANGE HEART -

Orange Heart Medal

 ALL GAVE SOME, SOME GAVE ALL AND SOME ARE STILL GIVING

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