WILLIAM J FLAHIVE JR
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HONORED ON PANEL 36E, LINE 8 OF THE WALL

WILLIAM JOSEPH FLAHIVE JR

WALL NAME

WILLIAM J FLAHIVE JR

PANEL / LINE

36E/8

DATE OF BIRTH

12/05/1943

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TRI

DATE OF CASUALTY

01/31/1968

HOME OF RECORD

NEW YORK

COUNTY OF RECORD

New York City

STATE

NY

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

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LEFT FOR WILLIAM JOSEPH FLAHIVE JR
POSTED ON 7.14.2023

Final Mission of CAPT William J. Flahive Jr.

CAPT William J. Flahive Jr. served with Marine Air Traffic Control Unit 62 (MACTU-62), Marine Air Group 36 (MAG-36), 1st Marine Air Wing (1st MAW), III Marine Amphibious Force. During January 1968, MACTU-62 provided air traffic control service under all weather conditions at Dong Ha and Khe Sanh airfields in Quang Tri Province, RVN. Flahive was at Khe Sanh on January 31st when enemy mortar fire was launched against the base. He was fatally injured after sustaining multiple fragmentation wounds to the body. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and “Command Chronology (MATCU – 62), January 1968” at ttu.edu; obituary taken from The New York Times (New York, NY), February 9, 1968]
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POSTED ON 12.5.2022
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm Proud of Our Vietnam Veterans

Captain William Joseph Flahive Jr., Served with Marine Air Traffic Control Unit 62 (MACTU-62), Marine Aircraft Group 36 (MAG-36), 1st Marine Aircraft Wing (1st MAW), Third Marine Amphibious Force.
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POSTED ON 7.31.2022
POSTED BY: John Fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. As long as you are remembered you will always be with us….
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POSTED ON 12.5.2019
POSTED BY: Jury Washington

Thank You For Your Valiant Service Marine.

Without people like you our great nation wouldn't exist. Semper Fidelis!
Rest in peace Capt. Flahive.
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POSTED ON 8.19.2019
POSTED BY: John M. Blankley

A friend

BILLY was a friend of or family,and my sister, but looking back at history, he was born on my wife's birthday, enlisted on MINE.
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