VIETNAM - PINA, LOUIE PETE

Pina, Louie Pete

VIETNAM - PINA, LOUIE PETE
PINA, LOUIE PETE

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: A Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 18-Jan-1947

Hometown: Mitchell, Nebraska

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 22-Aug-1967

Incident date: 19-Dec-1967

Date of casualty: 19-Dec-1967

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Louie Pete Pina died as a result of wound received when hit by hostile mine fragments while passenger in military vehicle on combat operation.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Mitchell Cemetery, Mitchell, Nebraska, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 32E 026 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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