LOYDE D ARMOR
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HONORED ON PANEL 34E, LINE 13 OF THE WALL

LOYDE DEAN ARMOR

WALL NAME

LOYDE D ARMOR

PANEL / LINE

34E/13

DATE OF BIRTH

04/14/1944

CASUALTY PROVINCE

KONTUM

DATE OF CASUALTY

01/10/1968

HOME OF RECORD

BROSELEY

COUNTY OF RECORD

Butler County

STATE

MO

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR LOYDE DEAN ARMOR
POSTED ON 4.14.2021
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Specialist Four Loyde Dean Armor, Served with the 615th Transportation Detachment, 57th Assault Helicopter Company, 52nd Aviation Battalion, 17th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade, United States Army Vietnam.
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POSTED ON 4.9.2021
POSTED BY: john fabris

do not stand at my grave and weep

Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there; I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sun on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there; I did not die.

As long as you are remembered you will never truly die....
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POSTED ON 10.20.2018
POSTED BY: John(Barney)Eddy

Family friend and neighbor

Lived in same surrounding neighborhood. Went to church together and graduated from the same highschool
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POSTED ON 4.22.2018

Ground Casualty

Under the cover of darkness on January 10, 1968, North Vietnamese Army forces crept into Kotum Airfield in the Central Highlands in Kotum Province, RVN, and destroyed several aircraft, killed six Americans, and wounded 21 others. Between 2:04 to 2:35 AM, the enemy breached the perimeter and conducted a raid on the airfield with B-40 rockets, small arms fire, and satchel charges. The lost Americans included SP4 Loyde D. Armor, SP4 Thomas Carpenter Jr., PFC Richard D. Devine Jr., PFC Andres A. Gomez, PFC Robert W. Muncy, and SP4 Robert Pfeister. Seven UH-1H helicopters were destroyed, eight others damaged, and eight trucks damaged. At least five NVA were killed during the attack, some reportedly by explosions from their own satchel charges. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org, redwarriors.us, and Pacific Stars & Stripes, January 11, 1968]
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POSTED ON 9.25.2016
POSTED BY: Lucy Conte Micik

Remembered

DEAR SPEC 4 ARMOR,
I REALLY HOPE SOMEONE WILL POST YOUR PICTURE BECAUSE A WALL OF FACES NEEDS YOUR FACE. THANKS FOR BEING A STRUCTURAL AIRCRAFT REPAIRER. REST IN PEACE.
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