199th Light Infantry Brigade Military Patch

 

Paul Phillips, California (Left) and Ken Naul, Louisiana (Right)

199th Light Infantry Brigade

Republic of Vietnam, 1969

Paul Phillips, California (Left) and Ken Naul, Louisiana (Right)

33rd renunion of the 199th Light Infantry Brigade

Arlington, Virginia, May,1999

Paul Phillips writes". . . I just attended the 33rd anniversary/reunion of the 199th Light Infantry Brigade in Arlington, VA and met up with my ole pal, Kenny Naul who I haven't seen since leaving country 29 years ago . . . (this is ) a picture taken of Kenny and me at the reunion in the same pose, arm in arm, 29 years after the Nam picture was taken.

1st Squad, 3rd Platoon, Delta Company, 3/7, 199th Light Infantry Brigade

Republic of Vietnam, 1969

 

Murphy(New Jersey) Phillips(California)Sidler(Pennsylvania)

Allen(Mississippi) Naul(Louisiana)Yanuzzi(Pennsylvania)Melton(North Carolina)

Photo taken in 1969 by

Scott Rondal Coplin, Killed In Action


Scott Coplin, Vietnam, 1970, Prior to his Death.

Paul Phillips writes ". . . Scotty used to raise hunting dogs in Marietta, Ohio as a kid and had a special attachment for them. My take on Scotty was that he was a real sweet and innocent kid. I was really devastated when he was killed.

 

Last name: COPLIN

First name: SCOTT RONDAL

Home of Record (official): MARIETTA

State (official): OH

Date of Birth: Wednesday, August 10, 1949

Sex: Male

Race: Caucasian

Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army

Rank: CPL

Serial Number: 268506385

Component: Selective Service

Posthumous promotion as indicated

Pay grade: E3

MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, December 16, 1969

Date of Casualty: Tuesday, April 21, 1970

Age at time of loss: 20

Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died

Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)

Country: South VietNam

Province: Binh Thuy

The Wall: Panel 11W - Row 030

 

Thanks to Chris Shepard and www.no-quarter.org for this information: http://www.no-quarter.org


 

Thanks to Paul Phillips coveychaser@hotmail.com for the photos.


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