MICHAEL H CAVANAGH
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HONORED ON PANEL 23W, LINE 42 OF THE WALL

MICHAEL HOWARD CAVANAGH

WALL NAME

MICHAEL H CAVANAGH

PANEL / LINE

23W/42

DATE OF BIRTH

10/24/1944

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TRI

DATE OF CASUALTY

06/02/1969

HOME OF RECORD

COOS BAY

COUNTY OF RECORD

Coos County

STATE

OR

BRANCH OF SERVICE

NAVY

RANK

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LEFT FOR MICHAEL HOWARD CAVANAGH
POSTED ON 2.26.2022
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 remain in our hearts forever…..
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POSTED ON 10.17.2020
POSTED BY: ANON

Never forgotten

On the remembrance of your 76th birthday, your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Semper Fi, Doc.
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POSTED ON 6.2.2018
POSTED BY: a US Marine, Quang Tri, 1969

Semper Fidelis Doc.

Thank you Doc Cavanagh for your courage and for your devotion to your Marines.
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POSTED ON 10.27.2017
POSTED BY: Lucy Conte Micik

THANK YOU

Dear HM2 Michael Cavanagh,
Thank you for your service as a Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class with the Marine Air Wing. Thank you for the lives you saved. It is so important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 5.12.2015

Final Mission of HM2 Michael H. Cavanagh

On June 2, 1969, a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter CH-46D (tail number 153970) from Marine Medium Medium Helicopter Squadron 161 (HMM 161) was on a medical evacuation mission east of Khe Sanh when the aircraft received enemy fire, causing it to crash and burn. Two crew members, crew chief CPL Donald W. Akins and medic HM2 Michael H. Cavanagh, and two passengers, CPL Michael Montijo and PFC Savas E. Trevino, suffered fatal injuries in the crash. The aircraft commander, George Kontrabecki, survived and was rescued. [Taken from vhpa.org]
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