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is honored on Panel 5W, Line 26 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Thank You

    Posted on 2/18/18 - by Lucy Micik
    Dear CWO Donald Cramer,
    Thank you for your service as an Attack Helicopter Pilot. You are still MIA.
    It is Presidents' Weekend, and good time to remember those who serve. It is so important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
  • Reading of the Names

    Posted on 11/10/17
    Chief Cramer,

    I had the honor reading your name aloud this evening at the 35th Anniversary of the Vietnam Veteran Memorial. I am eternally grateful to call you a brother.
    Wayne Knutson
    1SG(R), USA
  • I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

    Posted on 1/12/17 - by Dennis Wriston
    Chief Warrant Officer Donald Martin Cramer, Served with C Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.
  • A Fallen Condor

    Posted on 6/3/16
    Donald was assigned to C Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile). If you are looking for more information regarding him, go to the C/2/17 Condor Alumni website and contact someone from that site. The link to the site is .
  • Final Mission of CW2 Donald M. Cramer

    Posted on 7/15/15 - by
    At 0210 hours on January 5, 1971, pilot CW2 Donald M. Cramer of a U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G (tail number 68-17083) from HHT, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, departed the Hue/Phu Bai Airfield on a training flight mission with SP4 Ronnie V. Rogers aboard. No contact was established after takeoff. When the aircraft failed to return within a reasonable time, efforts were made to establish radio contact. After checking all airfields and contact bases in the area, an aerial search was initiated at 1640 hours, and lasted until dark. On January 8th, SP4 Roger's body was found on the beach. The search shifted primarily into the coastline areas until about January 20th, with no sightings of the aircraft or of CW2 Cramer. Because it was determined that Rogers had drowned, it was assumed that the aircraft departed its destination (a fire base), and crashed into the South China Sea. CW2 Cramer was never found. He was listed as Missing in Action. [Taken from and]
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