North Dakota's Heroes

State Heroes Total:
2914
Service Branch

Vietnam

George Elwood Tongen photo 1968

Pvt.1st Class George Elwood Tongen

Walhalla, ND

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: A Co, 4th Bn, 9th Infantry Regt, 25th Inf Div

Date of Loss: May 21, 1968 / Age: 20

In HUA NGHIA, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE

Dan Lee Neuenschwander photo 1968

Pvt.1st Class Dan Lee Neuenschwander

Fessenden, ND

Branch of Service: Marines

Date of Loss: May 15, 1968 / Age: 22

In THUA THIEN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
ARTILLERY, ROCKET, or MORTAR

Gary Fredrick Myers photo 1968

Pvt.1st Class Gary Fredrick Myers

Fort Yates, ND

Branch of Service: Marines

Date of Loss: May 13, 1968 / Age: 20

In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE

David Lynn Kirkeby photo 1968

Pvt.1st Class David Lynn Kirkeby

Drayton, ND

Branch of Service: Marines

Date of Loss: May 10, 1968 / Age: 20

In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
ARTILLERY, ROCKET, or MORTAR

Patrick Joseph McCabe photo 1968

Master Sgt. Patrick Joseph McCabe

Bismarck, ND

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 1st Log Command

Date of Loss: May 06, 1968 / Age: 43

In PHUOC TUY, SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY

Elroy Eugene Beier photo 1968

Sgt. Elroy Eugene Beier

Langdon, ND

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 101st Airborne Division

Date of Loss: May 05, 1968 / Age: 21

In THUA THIEN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE

Gerald Klein photo 1968

Sgt. Gerald Dean Klein

Vietnam

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 1st Infantry Division

Date of Loss: May 04, 1968 / Age: 22

In BIEN HOA, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS

Richard James Olson photo 1968

Pvt.1st Class Richard James Olson

Grand Forks, ND

Branch of Service: Marines

Date of Loss: April 26, 1968 / Age: 18

In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE

David Jon Nesset photo 1968

1st Lt. David Jon Nesset

Fargo, ND

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 1st Cavalry Division

Date of Loss: April 19, 1968 / Age: 26

In , SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, HELICOPTER - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND

Gary  Lokken photo 1968

Cpt. Gary Dan Lokken

Vietnam

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 18th eng bde

Date of Loss: April 10, 1968 / Age: 26

In, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
OTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICE