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Killed In Action, Missing In Action, & Died In Service
Paul Joseph Sullivan
1LT Sullivan died in Binh Duong, South Vietnam on 8/9/1968 during the Vietnam War as a member of Alpha Company . The soldier's injury type or status was recorded as 'Gun, Small Arms Fire'. Sullivan originated from Watertown, Massachusetts .
On August 09, 1968, Companies A and C conducted sweeps in the area of AP 12, located in the center of the Michelin at XT 557505. At 1345 hours, Company C received sniper fire while moving back to Dau Tieng. There were negative casualties. At 1445 hours, the Recon Platoon departed Tay Ninh with a 48 vehicle convoy. At 1507 hours, Company A received small arms fire from 3 or 4 VC. The VC broke contact when fire was returned. A dust-off was requested for one Bobcat from Company A who was shot in the chest. He died of his wounds later in the day.