Stevenson, Greg Douglas


Rank: Specialist 5

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

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

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

Unit awards: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 31-Aug-1948

Hometown: Odessa, Texas

Marital status: Married to Carolyn L. Stevenson, one daughter

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 16-Jan-1969

Start of tour: 4-Dec-1969

Incident date: 24-Jul-1970

Date of casualty: 24-Jul-1970

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Vehicle Crash (MC). Vehicle loss or crash.
Greg Douglas Stevenson was killed while commander of a military vehicle on a military mission when the vehicle slid over an embankment and overturned. / Tank commander on tank on reconnaissance mission.  Vehicle went over 15 foot embankment and tipped over.

Location of fatality: Long Khanh, South Vietnam, YT 278 256

Place of interment: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Odessa, Texas, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 08W 050 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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