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                    This history is dedicated to
                  the following members of our team
                    who sacrificed their lives in support of the combat effort.

                                                    This history is also dedicated to
                                                  COLONEL JACK T. DEMPSEY

        On 26 March 1967 while going into an LZ to give aid to wounded aviators pinned down by the enemy, Colonel Dempsey's aircraft was shot down and he was killed by hostile fire.
             Colonel Dempsey's life was not lost in vain.  His act of courage and heroism, which Colonel Dempsey displayed numerous times, only exemplifies the never ending desire the American soldier has for peace and freedom for all.