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I am an Army combat veteran from 1990-1995. I first meet David in 1990 when I bought his commerative bracelet. Its 2014 and I have wore his bracelet for 24 years. Even though I never met him as he died the year I was born, I think of David all the time and feel him at my side watching my 6. One day I hope to meet him...rest my brother.
PFC David Donald Berdahl was serving aboard a UH-1H Iroquois (tail number 69-16717) as a gunner on January 20, 1972 when it was hit by enemy fire in the Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam. The aircraft crashed on the bank of the Rao Quan River and enemy forces prevented any recovery efforts. Berdahl was was listed as Killed in Action, Body not Recovered.
Source: "Service Member: PFC David Donald Berdahl." Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. https://dpaa-mil.sites.crmforce.mil/dpaaProfile?id=a0Jt0000000KYFLEA4