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Larry G
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STARNS, DAN C. JR. 1LT, Company B, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 10 May 1940-18 July 1967
Forth Worth, Texas. Vietnam Memorial Panel 23E, Line 89.

Five others from Company B were killed in action on that day.

Brown, Walter PFC
Gentry, Robert L. PFC
Gionvanacci, Richard A. SP4
Greetan, Roger W. PFC
Johnson, Jerome SP4 

John Kerins
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Dan,

If you click on Denny's name to the left of his post you should be able to email him through this message board.

Good luck
Dan Starns lll
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Anyone who served with my father, Lt. Dan C. Starns Jr. Big Red One, 2nd bat. Co. B. KIA July, 1967. Earned Silver Star, Bronze Star & Purple Heart. I would like to know the ACTUAL area his platoon drew fire & where & how this terrible action took place. I was 4 at the time. I've read & been told different accounts. Looking for the truth. Thank you for your help!!! Dan C. Starns III.
Larry G
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On 18 July 1967 Company B, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry located a heavily fortified VC base camp, they called in air strikes and a one hour artillery barrage before moving forward to check the area. As Company B initially moved into the base camp they were halted by a hail of VC claymores setting off a violent three hour battle. Contact was broken off as night set in and additional air strikes were called before departing for their secure NDP (Night Defensive Position). Six soldiers from Company B and one from HHC were killed. This action took place in Bien Hoa Province, South Vietnam.

Larry Grzywinski
Historian
2d INF REGT ASSN

James Kaster
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One of you guys must of worked with the Company B. I need help on locating anybody. Thanks
james kaster
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Larry G I was there that night. July 18th. A guy names Hillbilley who carried a shotgun was killed that night.
John Lawler Jr.
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My godfather was killed in the same fight on 7/18/67 as your father. His name was Roger W Greeting PFC. I am sorry for your loss.
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Originally Posted by Dan Starns lll
Anyone who served with my father, Lt. Dan C. Starns Jr. Big Red One, 2nd bat. Co. B. KIA July, 1967. Earned Silver Star, Bronze Star & Purple Heart. I would like to know the ACTUAL area his platoon drew fire & where & how this terrible action took place. I was 4 at the time. I've read & been told different accounts. Looking for the truth. Thank you for your help!!! Dan C. Starns III.
George Vithoulkas
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Mr Denny Eister,

Hopefully you may see this, but I saw you created a remembrance page for a man named Cpt. Richard Galan from Florida, killed in the An Xuyen province in 1967. Is there by chance you knew him? 

I'm his grandson, I've never heard much about him, and I'm hoping maybe you could answer some questions if warranted

thank you for your service,
George Vithoulkas

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