How many Coast Guardsmen died in Vietnam?

How many white soldiers died in the Vietnam War?

Of the 4953 Navy and Air Force casualties, both officer and enlisted, 4, 736 or 96% were white. Officer casualties of all branches were overwhelmingly white. Of the 7877 officer casualties, 7595 or 96.4% were white, 147 or 1.8% were black; 24 or .

What army division has the most casualties in Vietnam?

This article displays the highest percentage of casualties of American units, uncluding those that were totally wiped out as a efective force.

US units with most casualties per conflict.

Unit 1st Cavalry Division
Conflict Vietnam War
Deployment Aug 1965 – Aug 1972
Total 32,036

Was Vietnam a Coast Guard?

The Coast Guard’s 1965 arrival in Vietnam corresponded with the beginning of Operation MARKET TIME, and their primary mission was to help the U.S. Navy’s Coastal Surveillance Force stop the infiltration of men and supplies along South Vietnam’s waterways. U.S. Coast Guard was critical to this mission.

When did the Coast Guard leave Vietnam?

1 May 1973– Merchant Marine Detachment, Saigon, Republic of Vietnam disestablished. 5 May 1973- Last USCG personnel assigned to Vietnam depart for the United States.

What were the odds of dying in Vietnam?

One out of every 10 Americans who served in Vietnam was a casualty. 58,148 were killed and 304,000 wounded out of 2.7 million who served. Although the percent that died is similar to other wars, amputations or crippling wounds were 300 percent higher than in World War II. 75,000 Vietnam veterans are severely disabled.

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What percentage of Vietnam veterans actually saw combat?

Of the 2.6 million, between 1-1.6 million (40-60%) either fought in combat, provided close support or were at least fairly regularly exposed to enemy attack. 7,484 women (6,250 or 83.5% were nurses) served in Vietnam.

What MOS has the highest death rate?

The Marine Corps experienced the highest fatality rates per 100,000 for all causes (122.5), unintentional injury (77.1), suicide (14.0), and homicide (7.4) of all the services. The Army had the highest disease and illness-related fatality rate (20.2 per 100,000) of all the services.

When did Operation Market Time End?

Table of Contents

Status of Vietnamization 52
Final Stage: May 1972-January 1973 54
Progress of Vietnamization 54
Conclusions 56