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FRANK MELVIN KAISER

Specialist 5th Class, Combat Aviation Crew Chief
281st Assault Helicopter Company
From: Madison, Minnesota
Born: May 7th, 1947
Tour of duty began on April 24, 1969.
Killed in action on February 6, 1970
in Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam
when his helicopter was shot down.

1stAB Army Aviator

guidon Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

Frank Kaiser
Photo courtesy
of Mike Olson
SP5 Frank M. Kaiser was a 22-year-old married soldier from Madison, Minnesota. Frank was flying with Alan Johnson who was training him to be a Crew Chief. He was killed in action while flying a combat aviation support mission as the crew chief on UH1-H 68-16525 on February 6, 1970. WO Tarry T. O'Reilly, the pilot and SP5 Alan Howard Johnson the Door Gunner, were also lost. Frank was a highly respected crew chief and member of the 281st Flight. He shall not be forgotten.

A MAN IS NOT DEAD UNTIL HE IS FORGOTTEN

ONCE AN INTRUDER ... ALWAYS AN INTRUDER

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