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First Name: John

Last Name: Charnoplosky

Birthplace:

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)



Middle Name: Andrew



Date of Birth: 31 December 1952

Date of Death: 21 November 1971

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served:
John Andrew Charnoplosky

   
Engagements:
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)

Biography:

John Andrew Charnoplosky

Sergeant, U.S. Army

John Andrew Charnoplosky was born on 31 December 1952.

On 21 November 1971, E-4 John Andrew Charnoplosky was serving with 187th Assault Helicopter Company, 11th Aviation Battalion, 12th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade, in Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, Charnoplosky was killed when the helicopter of which he was a crewmember crashed due to non-hostile causes. His body was recovered. He was awarded a posthumous promotion to Sergeant E-5.

Badge and Medals

Army Aircrew Badge
Air Medal
Army Commendation Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

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The name John A Charnoplosky is located on Panel W2 Line 67 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

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Honoree ID: 3634   Created by: MHOH

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