FRANKLIN R AKANA
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HONORED ON PANEL 6W, LINE 72 OF THE WALL

FRANKLIN RANDOLPH AKANA

WALL NAME

FRANKLIN R AKANA

PANEL / LINE

6W/72

DATE OF BIRTH

02/07/1949

CASUALTY PROVINCE

47

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/20/1970

HOME OF RECORD

HONOLULU

STATE

HI

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP5

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR FRANKLIN RANDOLPH AKANA
POSTED ON 5.3.2019
POSTED BY: ernie g

High School Mate

We wentto Aiea High School,1964-65. and he was guitar band drummer. Anyone remember us? RIP buddy Franklin, GBY!
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POSTED ON 5.3.2019
POSTED BY: ernie g

High School Mate

We wentto Aiea High School,1964-65. and he was guitar band drummer. Anyone remember us? RIP buddy Franklin, GBY!
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POSTED ON 11.29.2018
POSTED BY: wkillian@smjuhsd.org

Ground Casualty

SP5 Franklin R. Akana was a Flight-qualified UH-1 helicopter mechanic and crew chief serving with the 114th Assault Helicopter Company. On November 20, 1970, SP5 Akana was the crew chief on a helicopter when he reportedly was fatally injured in the accidental detonation of a mechanical ambush device by an approaching friendly force. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]
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POSTED ON 5.28.2017

Missing my friend!

Sleep in Peace my friend! On this Memorial Day Weekend, I honor you, your service, your friendship and your memory. You were a very good friend when we served together with the 114th and I will always cherish these memories! You are a true hero that served with dedication and honor ending with the ultimate highest sacrifice! Love you brother! Peter Smalley 114th AHC, '70-71 Republic of Vietnam
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POSTED ON 8.10.2016
POSTED BY: Lucy Conte Micik

Remembered

DEAR SPEC 5 AKANA, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AS A FLIGHT QUALIFIIEDHUEY - UH 1 HELICOPTER REPAIRER. REST IN PEACE.
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