Gary Lyn Steele
Captain, Infantry, Aviator
6th Aviation Platoon
then a part of I Corps Aviation Company (Provisional).
Later, became a part of the
281st Assault Helicopter Company
10th CAB, 17th CAG, 1st AVN BDE
From Ely, Nevada
Born September 15, 1938
Killed in action on April 19, 1965
During an airmobile assault near Marble Mountain, south of Danang
Vietnam Wall Panel 1E, Line 105
Some sources indicate CPT Steele's Army "Home of Record" as Bliss, Idaho. The Home of Record indicates the place from which an individual begins his or her service.
Internet sources indicate CPT Steele was struck by fire received while participating in a airborne assault [probably airmobile] near the Marble Mountains south of China Beach on the coast near DaNang.
A MAN IS NOT DEAD UNTIL HE IS FORGOTTEN
ONCE AN INTRUDER ... ALWAYS AN INTRUDER