GEORGE L COODY
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HONORED ON PANEL 25W, LINE 10 OF THE WALL

GEORGE LA FAYETTE COODY

WALL NAME

GEORGE L COODY

PANEL / LINE

25W/10

DATE OF BIRTH

11/29/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

BINH DUONG

DATE OF CASUALTY

05/06/1969

HOME OF RECORD

SUMMIT

COUNTY OF RECORD

Pike County

STATE

MS

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SSGT

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LEFT FOR GEORGE LA FAYETTE COODY
POSTED ON 1.25.2022
POSTED BY: John Fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. The remembrance from your cousin Vicki is touching. As long as you are remembered you will always be with us....
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POSTED ON 4.25.2020
POSTED BY: paul stickel

A Soldier's Soldier

SSG George Coody was the acting platoon leader of the third platoon of Co.A, 1st Bn (Mech), 16thInf, !st Inf Div. His platoon (-) was on patrol when they stopped to dismount. A slacker soldier inside one vehicle was asleep when Sgt Coody called for him. When he stood up he set off a trip flare inside the track. Sgt Coody grabbed a fire extinguisher from his track and attempted to fight the fire through the door in the vehicle ramp. He was killed instantly when the track exploded. I know because as XO I was called to Graves Registration to identify his body. SSG Geoge Coody was one of the two most competent NCOs I knew in Viet Nam. SSG Coody was a true leader and instilled in his men a confidence that he would not ask them to do anything he was not willing to do first. To this day I wish I was as good a leader as George Lafayette Coody.
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POSTED ON 1.12.2019

Ground Casualty

PFC Christopher Williams and SSG George L. Coody were infantrymen serving with A Company, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division. On May 6, 1969, they were traveling in a M113 armored personnel carrier at an unspecified location in Binh Duong Province, RVN, when a trip flare was accidently ignited in the vehicle. Both soldiers were critically burned in the incident. Coody succumbed to his injuries; Williams was medically evacuated to the burn unit at Brooke General Hospital at Fort Sam Houston, TX, with burns over 52% of his body. He expired on May 29, 1970. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]
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POSTED ON 1.13.2018
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

THANK YOU

Dear Ssgt George Coody,
Thank you for your service as an Infantryman. It is 2018, Happy New Year. 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.
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POSTED ON 11.28.2015
POSTED BY: Vicki Coody Mangum

Cousin Fayette

La Fayette,
You were always kind and loving, even to your younger cousins. Christmas was the best time at Grandma and Grandpaw's house in Talullah. You were always looking out for your mother and the younger ones.
I miss you and think about you often
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