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First Name: Tommy

Last Name: Becker

Birthplace: Madison Heights, MI, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Joe

Date of Birth: 14 September 1953

Date of Death: 18 April 1972

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served:
Tommy Joe Becker

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Tommy Joe Becker
Private First Class, U.S. Army

Tommy Joe Becker was born on 14 September 1953 in Madison Heights, MI.

On 18 April 1972, PFC Tommy Joe Becker was serving with 60th Assault Helicopter Company, 10th Aviation Battalion, 17th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade in Phu Yen Province, South Vietnam. On that day, PFC Becker was killed in the crash of the helicopter in which he was serving as a crew member (gunner).

Medals and Badge

Bronze Star Medal (Merit)
Air Medal with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Army Aviation Badge


The name Tommy J Becker is located on Panel 01W Line 002 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


PFC Tommy Joe Becker is buried at Roseland Park Cemetery in Berkley, Oakland County, MI.


Honoree ID: 3439   Created by: MHOH




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