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United States Army
Dennis G. Kline
25th Infantry
196th Infantry
2nd Battalion
27th Infantry
Dennis served as a - Spec 4 - Grade E4 - Army - Drafted Selective Service

He was 22 years old at the time of his death

Denny was born on Feb. 9, 1945 in Phillipsburg, NJ.

His tour of duty began in Vietnam on July 15, 1966

Denny served with D Company, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry, 196th Infantry Brigade and B Company, 2nd Battalion 27th Infantry, 25th Division

Denny died on March 21, 1967 at 4:40 PM. in Hug Nghia Province,
South Vietnam.

His death was a result bomb metal fragmentation stricking him in the head during a close support air strike during a hostile enemy action. He died with his Platoon Leader, Lt. Thomas Joseph Murphy from Dunkerton, Iowa ( see link below) and a Fellow Soldier, Spec 4 Roger Duane Roseberry from Hebron, Indiana during that air strike on positions of enemy forces. His body was recovered.

Denny's religion was Roman Catholic. He was married and had a daughter.

Denny is interred in the St. Phillips and St. James Cemetery in Phillipsburg, NJ.

Denny was a 1965 graduate of Phillipsburg High School

Denny's name is listed on Pannel 17E --- Line 6
of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C.

"Rest In Peace Denny You Are Missed By All Who Knew You"
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Denny's unit, Company D, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry, 196th Infantry Brigade, Fort Devens, Mass. 1966,
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Dennis Kline served his Country and Flag with Honor and Valor. His service to his Country and the United States Army earned him the following awards:

Purple Heart for wounds received in an armed conflict.
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
The Republic of Vietnam, Military Merit Medal
The Republic of Vietnam, Gallantry Cross with Palm
Good Conduct Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Lt. Thomas J. Murphy who died that day with Dennis Kline.
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Photo was taken in Dec. 1966 in the Tay Ninh base camp. Pictured from left to right is John Monroe, John Shiffer, Bob Marler and Art Brinkman people that served with Dennis when he was with the 3/21. Photo curtsey of  Harry Stout.
Spec 4 Roger Duane Roseberry who died that day with Dennis Kline.
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