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On January 23, 2013 George Toriello sent me (Bob Meli) this information on Anthony J. Gadda. George Toriello said he gathered the information from two web sites “The Wall—USA” and
“The Virtual Wall". 
Let us never forget the soldiers sacrifice.

Written by
Bob Meli
January 23, 2013

Bio:
PFC Anthony Gadda, a helicopter mechanic, was killed in an accidental helicopter crash in Pleiku, Gia Lia Province, South Vietnam. Nine others perished in that crash. The helicopter was believed to be overloaded and couldn't clear a stand of trees upon takeoff. A Purple Heart Medal was not awarded as this was a
non-hostile event. 

Born 8/28/46
KIA 11/6/66
US ARMY
254th. Medical Detachment
498th. Medical Company 
43rd. Medical Group

Medals:
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Click here to view 498th Dustoff-Air Ambulance Patch.
Click here to view Helicopter.

 

Background Image of helicopter coming down in flames after being hit by enemy ground fire during Operation Hastings, just south of the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Vietnam on July 15, 1966.

http://lollitop.blogspot.com/2010/05/vietnam-35-years-later_27.html