SATTERFIELD, HOWARD EUGENE  

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Casualty Record

 

Name:
SATTERFIELD, HOWARD EUGENE


Rank / Branch:
SP5 E-5, U.S. ARMY


Unit:
101ST AIRBORNE DIVIS


Date of Birth:
1932-09-09


Date of Loss:
1970-08-29


Country of Loss:
SOUTH VIETNAM


Loss Coordinates:
THUA THIEN


Status:
NON HOSTILE-ACCIDENT


Category:
BODY RETURNED


Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground:
GROUND


Awards & Decorations:
SEE BIO


Other:
DIVORCED

 

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Veteran Hagiography

HOWARD EUGENE SATTERFIELD, SPECIALIST FIVE, U.S. ARMY MIDLAND, MIDLAND COUNTY, TEXAS

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal with two bronze loops, National Defense Service Medal with Star, Army Occupation Medal (Germany), Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal.

BIOGRAPHY

Howard was born in New Boston, Texas.  He was the oldest of 13 children born to Clara Richardson and George K. Satterfield. He entered the Army August 18, 1954 in Amarillo, Texas.  He was making the service his career. He was married and divorced and the father of a daughter, Clara. He spent over 16 years in the military and was a cook. He had served in Germany and Japan.  He had served as Fort Bliss, Texas, Fort Sill, Oklahoma and the Presidio in San Francisco, California.

He began his tour in Vietnam on February 19, 1970 and was assigned as a cook with the 101st Admin Company, 101st Airborne Division. Around August 25, 1970, Howard was burned over 90% of his body when a field cook stove blew up. He was medevaced to Camp Zama, Japan where he died August 29, 1970.

He was buried with full military honors at the Resthaven Memorial Garden's Cemetery in Midland, Texas.

Resthaven Memorial Garden's Cemetery, Midland, Texas



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