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 John Olin Cooper III
Major, United States Army
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Courtesy of Michel Stein:

Major John Olin Cooper III, U.S. Army
Born in Alabama December 4, 1929
Died October 26, 1967

Cadet U.S. Military Academy 1949-53
Graduated as No. 19525, Class of 1953
Second Lieutenant 1953
Promoted through ranks to Major
Served as Enlisted Soldier 1948-49
Student, Infantry School 1953
Served with 1st Battalion, 51st Infantry Regiment 1960-.
Served with 5th Special Forces Group when Killed in action in an Air Accident October 26, 1967.


Full Name: JOHN OLIN III COOPER
Wall Name: JOHN O COOPER III
Date of Birth: 12/4/1929
Date of Casualty: 10/26/1967
Home of Record: WASHINGTON, DC
Branch of Service: ARMY
Rank: MAJOR
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: PHUOC LONG
 

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John Olin Cooper III was a 1953 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York
Posted: 4 May 2004  Updated: 20 June 2004 Updated: 1 January 2006
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JO Cooper III Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 22 April 2004