RICHARD C DEUTER
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HONORED ON PANEL 16W, LINE 109 OF THE WALL

RICHARD CARL DEUTER

WALL NAME

RICHARD C DEUTER

PANEL / LINE

16W/109

DATE OF BIRTH

02/15/1944

CASUALTY PROVINCE

LZ

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/22/1969

HOME OF RECORD

CHICAGO

COUNTY OF RECORD

Cook County

STATE

IL

BRANCH OF SERVICE

NAVY

RANK

LT

STATUS

MIA

ASSOCIATED ITEMS LEFT AT THE WALL

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR RICHARD CARL DEUTER
POSTED ON 2.15.2021
POSTED BY: Jury Washington

Thank You For Your Valiant Service Sailor.

We can never truly repay the great debt we owe our fallen heroes. May those who served neve be forgotten. Rest in peace LT. Deuter, I salute your brave soul. My heart goes out to you and your family.
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POSTED ON 2.14.2021
POSTED BY: KR

LCdr Richard C. Deuter, USNA 1967 - - UPDATE FROM DPAA (MIA STATUS)

According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) website at the below link, the MIA status of Lieutenant Commander Richard Carl Deuter, USNA Class of 1967, is ACTIVE PURSUIT:

https://dpaa-mil.sites.crmforce.mil/dpaaProfile?id=a0Jt00000001UgHEAU

As of the latest DPAA update (12 February 2021) there are 1,585 Americans still unaccounted for in Southeast Asia from the Vietnam War:

https://www.dpaa.mil/Portals/85/VietnamAccounting/pmsea_una_ALL_20210212.pdf

Of those 1,585 Americans, the DPAA lists 353 U.S. Navy sailors:

https://www.dpaa.mil/portals/85/VietnamAccounting/pmsea_una_NAVY_20210212.pdf
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POSTED ON 2.14.2021
POSTED BY: KR

MIA LCdr Richard C. Deuter, USNA 1967 - - VIRTUAL MEMORIAL HALL

Information about MIA Lieutenant Commander Richard Carl Deuter, USNA Class of 1967, from the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association Virtual Memorial Wall is at this website link/URL:

https://usnamemorialhall.org/index.php/RICHARD_C._DEUTER,_LT,_USN
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POSTED ON 2.14.2021
POSTED BY: KR

MIA LCdr Richard C. Deuter, USNA 1967 - - ABMC (HONOLULU MEMORIAL)

MIA Lieutenant Commander Richard Carl Deuter, USNA Class of 1967, has his name chiseled into one of the stone "Courts of the Missing" at the Honolulu Memorial (Vietnam War Section - Navy Court "B") in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (the "Punchbowl") on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii. See the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) website at this link/URL:

https://www.abmc.gov/decedent-search/deuter%3Drichard
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POSTED ON 2.14.2021
POSTED BY: KR

MIA LCdr Richard C. Deuter, USNA 1967 - - SEA FIXED-WING AIR LOSS

Information about the shoot-down of an A-6A Intruder from VA-196 launched from the USS Ranger on which MIA LTJG Richard Carl Deuter, USNA Class of 1967, was the Bombardier/Navigator in Southeast Asia (SEA) (over Laos) on 22 November 1969 is available at this link/URL on the Vietnam Air Losses website:

https://vietnamairlosses.com/loss.php?id=2399

While in MIA status, the U.S. Navy promoted LTJG Deuter to LT and then Lieutenant Commander along with his Naval Academy classmates. LCDR Deuter's crewmate, pilot CDR L.W. Richards, safely ejected and an Air Force helicopter team rescued him.
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