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First Name: Thomas

Last Name: Culp

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Dale

Date of Birth: 11 March 1939

Date of Death: 11 September 1967

Rank: Captain

Years Served:
Thomas Dale Culp

Graduate, U.S. Military Academy, Class of 1962

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Thomas Dale Culp

Captain, U.S. Army

Thomas Dale Culp was born on 11 March 1939 and was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, Class of 1962.

On 11 September 1967, Captain Thomas Dale Culp was commanding Detachment A-401 (4th Mobile Strike Force Company), D Company, 5th Special Forces Group, in Thuong Thoi Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, CPT Culp was killed in action when he sustained wounds from small arms fire. His body was recovered.

Badges and Medals

Bronze Star Medal with Combat Valor Device
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Parachutist Badge


The name Thomas D Culp is inscribed on Panel 26E Line 055 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Captain Culp is buried at Saints Philip and James Church Cemetery in Canal Fulton, OH.


Honoree ID: 8203   Created by: MHOH




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