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Vietnam War Medical KIA - Capt. Eleanor Grace Alexander (September 18, 1940 - November 30, 1967), an Army nurse stationed at the 85th Evacuation Hospital in Qui Nhon, had been sent to a hospital in Pleiku to help out during a push. With her when the plane crashed on the return trip to Qui Nhon were three other nurses, Hedwig Diane Orlowski, Jerome E. Olmstead, and Kenneth R. Shoemaker. Alexander was 27.

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Vietnam War Medical KIA - 1st Lt. Hedwig Diane Orlowski (April 13, 1944 - November 30, 1967), an Army nurse stationed at the 67th Evacuation Hospital, in Qui Nhon, had been sent to a hospital in Pleiku to help out during a push. With her when the plane crashed on the return trip to Qui Nhon were three other nurses, Eleanor Grace Alexander, Jerome E. Olmstead, and Kenneth R. Shoemaker. Orlowski was 23. http://www.pinterest.com/jr88rules/vietnam-war-memories/ #VietnamMemories

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Vietnam War Medical KIA - 1st Lt. Jerome Edwin Olmsted (April 15, 1943 - November 30, 1967) an Army nurse anesthetist stationed at the 67th Evacuation Hospital, in Qui Nhon, had been sent to a hospital in Pleiku to help out during a push. With him when the plane crashed on the return trip to Qui Nhon were three other nurses, Eleanor Grace Alexander, Kenneth Ragan Shoemaker, Jr., and Hedwig Diane Orlowski. He was 24. http://www.pinterest.com/jr88rules/vietnam-war-memories/ #VietnamMemories

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Army nurse 1st Lt. Sharon Forman looks out from medical helicopter with hospital below in Qui Nhon, South Vietnam, Feb. 9, 1966. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)

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August 22 - October 2, 1965 Operation Highland: the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division conducts a coordinated airmobile assault and ground attack to open the An Khe pass then clear and secure Route 19 from Qui Nhon to An Khe and then to Pleiku. The Brigade moved by air and boat from Cam Ranh Bay to the Qui Nhon area to conduct this operation which secured the An Khe base area for the soon-to-arrive 1st Cavalry Division.

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9/13/1965 - Qui Nhon, South Vietnam - Lieutenant Kathleen Rockwell, 23, of Alexandria, Virginia, an army nurse, leans on the shoulder of her husband, Lieutenant Richard Rockwell, 23, of New York City. Kathleen managed to get herself transferred here to be with her husband, arriving last week in time to get a field hospital set up, only to discover that Richard was being sent back to the front lines at Cam Ranh Bay.

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Major Base Camps as of 23 April 1969. I patrolled in I-Corp and II-Corp from Qui Nhon north to the Cau Viet River on the 17th parallel. Our base was at Da Nang. We worked along the surf line and in the major rivers. USCG Squadron One, Division Twelve. USCGC WPB 82319 Point Orient and 82328 Point Gammon. I left Viet Nam the end of April of '69 to Yokosuka Naval Hospital and then to CONUS.

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