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Sgt Michael Anthony Minko, Jr
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Birth: May 5, 1945
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1968
Tay Ninh
Tay Ninh, Vietnam

SGT E5-Infantry. KIA in a combined VC/NVA mortar, rocket-propelled grenade and rocket assault-followed by human wave attacks-on a 25th Infantry Division fire support base near the Cambodian border and outside of Tay Ninh City. Company C, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, US Army. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 36W, Line 064.
Members of SGT Minko's unit who were KIA in the same action were: SP4 Justin Kenneth Anderson (1945-1968), Chicago, Illinois; SFC Richard George Barnard (1937-1968), Rochester, New York; PFC Donald George Bousley (1949-1968), Ann Arbor, Michigan; PFC Richard Thomas Chambers (1949-1968), Islip, New York; SP4 Donald Ignatius Culshaw (1949-1968), Minneapolis, Minnesota; Charles P. "Phillip" Glenn (1949-1968), Patrick, Arkansas; 1SG Manuel D. Madruga (1924-1968), Modesto, California; PFC Henry Eugene Maul (1948-1968), Worland, Wyoming; SP4 Dionisio Sanchez-Ortiz (1948-1968), Santurce, Puerto Rico; 1LT Ernest James Stidham (1943-1968), Carmichael, California; and, PFC Malcolm R. True, Jr. (1947-1969), Cocoa, Florida.
SGT Minko was the son of Michael Minko (1917-1965), SGT, US Army, World War II, and Coleen Minko. 
 
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  Michael Minko (1917 - 1965)
 
Burial:
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Section AE, Site 212
 
Created by: GravesScribe
Record added: Dec 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102709725
Sgt Michael Anthony Minko, Jr
Added by: Linda Claxton
 
Sgt Michael Anthony Minko, Jr
Added by: Linda Claxton
 
Sgt Michael Anthony Minko, Jr
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-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 18, 2016
The Silver Star.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 5, 2013
25th Infantry Division-may your sacrifice and service not be forgotten.
-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 27, 2012
 
 
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