KEITH M JACKSON
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HONORED ON PANEL 5W, LINE 72 OF THE WALL

KEITH MICHAEL JACKSON

WALL NAME

KEITH M JACKSON

PANEL / LINE

5W/72

DATE OF BIRTH

08/25/1949

CASUALTY PROVINCE

LZ

DATE OF CASUALTY

02/01/1971

HOME OF RECORD

CRESSKILL

COUNTY OF RECORD

Bergen County

STATE

NJ

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

CWO

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Contact Details

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR KEITH MICHAEL JACKSON
POSTED ON 2.2.2022
POSTED BY: Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Silver Star Medal Award

Chief Warrant Officer Keith Michael Jackson was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action. He served as a Helicopter Pilot and was assigned to the 57TH AHC, 52ND AVN BN, 17TH AVN GROUP, 1ST AVIATION BDE.
See http://www.coffeltdatabase.org/detreq2.php
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POSTED ON 8.27.2019
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear CWO Keith Jackson, Thank you for your service an Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot. Your 70th birthday was 2 days ago, happy birthday. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. It's the end of summer and Labor Day is in a few days. The time passes quickly. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 5.17.2018
POSTED BY: Anika

a man never forgotten

My name is Anika and I am from Pompton Lakes New Jersey. I am going on a trip to Washington Dc with my classmates and I wanted to do someone from my mom's childhood town. I am honored to do my project on one of the brave soldiers who lost their lives fighting for our country.
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POSTED ON 3.14.2017

Final Mission of CW2 Keith M. Jackson

CW2 Keith M. Jackson was a helicopter pilot serving with the 57th Assault Helicopter Company. On February 2, 1971, CW2 Jackson was the aircraft commander of a U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H (tail number 69-15480) on a mission in Laos when the aircraft was hit by hostile ground fire. The helicopter crashed but did not burn. CW2 Jackson was fatally injured in the incident. The other crew members survived and were rescued. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and vhpa.org]
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POSTED ON 11.3.2014
POSTED BY: Greg Kapeluck

Forever Young

I played football in high school with Keith. As an underclassman at the time he took his share of teasing, but took it with dignity and grace that was at times startling. I learned to respect him quickly and was deeply saddened when I learned of his passing. He was, and is still missed
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