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First Name: Richard

Last Name: Bovio

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Stephen

Date of Birth: 28 December 1943

Date of Death: 27 February 1970

Rank: Captain

Years Served:
Richard Stephen Bovio

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Richard Stephen Bovio

Captain, U.S. Army

Richard Stephen Bovio was born on 28 December 1943.

On 27 February 1970, Captain Richard Stephen Bovio was serving with 281st Assault Helicopter Company, 10th Aviation Battalion, 17th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade in Khanh Hoa Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, Captain Bovio died of wounds sustained in the crash of the helicopter in which he was a crew member. His body was recovered

Badge and Medals

Army Aviator Badge
Purple Heart
Air Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name Richard S Bovio is inscribed on Panel 13W Line 061 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Honoree ID: 3478   Created by: MHOH




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