LEO J ADAKAI
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HONORED ON PANEL 20W, LINE 105 OF THE WALL

LEO JOE ADAKAI

WALL NAME

LEO J ADAKAI

PANEL / LINE

20W/105

DATE OF BIRTH

05/03/1944

CASUALTY PROVINCE

KHANH HOA

DATE OF CASUALTY

08/07/1969

HOME OF RECORD

BLACKFOOT

COUNTY OF RECORD

Bingham County

STATE

ID

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

CPL

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR LEO JOE ADAKAI
POSTED ON 5.3.2021
POSTED BY: Donna Moore

Happy Heavenly Birthday

You will forever remain in our hearts and prayers
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POSTED ON 3.29.2021
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 die....
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POSTED ON 8.7.2018
POSTED BY: John Braun

In Honor

Leo, You are remembered and honored. Rest With the Warriors.
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POSTED ON 8.7.2018
POSTED BY: Janice Current

An American Hero

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. Thank you for stepping up and answering your country's call. Rest easy knowing you will never be forgotten.
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POSTED ON 8.1.2018

Ground Casualty

SP4 Ronald R. Kirkpatrick was an infantryman serving with D Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division. PFC Leo J. Adakai was also an infantryman, serving with A Company, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry, 198th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division. In August 1969, both soldiers were patients at a U.S. military hospital located at the Cam Ranh Bay logistics facilities in Khanh Hoa Province, RVN. Kirkpatrick was preparing to be evacuated from Vietnam for treatment of a dislocated left collar bone and Adakai was receiving care for an issue (osteochondritis) he was having with his right elbow. While they were at Cam Ranh Bay, the base was mortared on August 7th by a hostile force. During the barrage, both Kirkpatrick and Adakai were hit with and fatally injured by metal fragments. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and 1-20infantry.org]
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