DEXTER B FLORENCE
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HONORED ON PANEL 1W, LINE 85 OF THE WALL

DEXTER BUSH FLORENCE

WALL NAME

DEXTER B FLORENCE

PANEL / LINE

1W/85

DATE OF BIRTH

03/27/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NGAI

DATE OF CASUALTY

10/29/1972

HOME OF RECORD

ARKADELPHIA

COUNTY OF RECORD

Clark County

STATE

AR

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR DEXTER BUSH FLORENCE
POSTED ON 10.20.2023
POSTED BY: George Tillson

I remember

I worked in operations for D/17 and remember well the day Lt Florence and SSG Goodno went down. I remember it like it was yesterday.
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POSTED ON 9.2.2023
POSTED BY: W. Leese

Da Nang Maintenance

As a helicopter Mechanic/Inspector working in Vietnam, Dexter would often return to base with his OH-6 all shot up or damaged from flying into trees when attempting to get out of a tight spot. I would tease him about always creating more work for us. He was a wonderfully easy going good natured pilot.
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POSTED ON 7.5.2022
POSTED BY: John Fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. The remembrances from those who knew you are touching and reflect their admiration and respect for you. As long as you are remembered you will remain in our hearts forever…..
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POSTED ON 3.27.2022
POSTED BY: Jury Washington

Thank You For Your Valiant Service Soldier.

May those who served never be forgotten. Rest in peace 1LT. Florence, I salute your brave soul. My heart goes out to you and your family. Thank You Sir!
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POSTED ON 10.29.2021
POSTED BY: Grateful Vietnam Vet

Distinguished Flying Cross Award

Lt. Dexter Bush Florence was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his heroism and extraordinary achievement while engaged in aerial flight. He served as a Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander and was assigned to D TRP, 17TH CAVALRY, 1ST AVIATION BDE.
See https://army.togetherweserved.com/
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