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Conflict Period:
Vietnam War 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Captain 2
Birth:
22 Aug 1945 2
Death:
14 May 1969 2
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Full Name:
Wayne Keith Schaltenbrand 2
Birth:
22 Aug 1945 2
Male 2
Death:
14 May 1969 2
Cause: Gun, Small Arms Fire 2
Age at Death: 23 2
Body Recovered: Recovered 2
Casualty Date: 14 May 1969 2
Casualty Type: Hostile, Died 2
Residence:
Hometown: Hialeah, FL 2
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Marriage:
Marital Status: Single 2
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Vietnam War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Captain 2
Company:
Adv Team 64 2
Enlistment Type:
Regular 2
Grade:
+ O2 2
Major Command:
MACV 2
Service:
Army 2
Tour Start Date:
29 Dec 1968 2
Years Served:
1 2
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Religion:
Methodist (also Evangelical United Brethren) 2
Race or Ethnicity:
Caucasian 2
Memorial Wall Location:
Line: 12 2
Panel: 24W 2

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West Point Class of 1967

NOT FORGOTTEN

Wayne / Family  , Our paths never crossed  , but on this sad 44 th anniversary of your loss......YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN.   Tom ( RVN 1966-67 )

Terry Atkinson
terry.owens@gmail.com
Roommate
VA
West Point Roommate
Wayne was my first roommate at West Point. We went through Beast Barracks together. Along with my twenty-nine other classmates killed in Vietnam, Wayne is remembered. Rest in peace, brother.
Dec 18, 2010   Garnet Jenkins
garijen@bresnan.net
Grand Junction Co
~ Your Service And Sacrifice Are Forever Remembered ~

It is an Honor to pay tribute to Capt Wayne Keith Schaltenbrand, with So Much Gratitude for his Courage, Service and Dedication to our Country and for Freedom. Rest in Peace and know that you will NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. I am the sister of Sgt. David Dickinson, who also made the Supreme Sacrifice in Vietnam in 1967..... ' REST EASY, SLEEP WELL MY BROTHERS. KNOW THE LINE HAS HELD, YOUR JOB IS DONE. REST EASY, SLEEP WELL... OTHERS HAVE TAKEN UP, WHERE YOU FELL, THE LINE HAS HELD..PEACE, PEACE AND FAREWELL.'
Apr 5, 2009   manny g
Fellow Veteran 69-70 An Khe
Union Gap, WA. 98903
“You are Remembered”
Peace and condolence, to the family and friends. "He which hath no stomach to this fight, let him depart. But we in it, shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” Rest in peace brave soldier, you have not been forgotten. (W.Shakespeare) May God Bless You, for your Sacrifice!!!
May 14, 2008   Roger Weber
ireneno2@aol.com
We were in the same unit
1540 Billings St. Lot E24 Aurora CO 80011 USA
Honoring Captain Schaltenbrand
I was assigned to 324th Signal Company, and was attached to MACV Advisory Team 69, as a cook. Capt. Schaltenbrand was the only person from either unit that was KIA during my tour of duty. Capt. Schaltenbrand's death had a very large effect on my life, both then, and until this day. I have located Capt. Schaltenbrand's name at both the "Wall" in Washington, and at the "Traveling Wall" in Denver, CO. Capt Shaltenbrand will never be forgotten as long as I am alive. This Memorial contains my new addresses. and
Mar 27, 2008   Ricardo Muniz
ricmuniz@sbcgobal.net
Served at Ft Hood before VN
Remembering Wayne on Memorial Day
5/28/07 I just finished putting up the flag at my house this morning. I remember Wayne like I do every Memorial Day. I knew Wayne in Ft Hood before we went to Vietnam. We were both LTs in C Co, 7/6th Inf. He and I were very good friends. I will always remember the fun days we had.
May 28, 2007   Martin Milco
mmilco@aol.com
friend
330 Raymond Drive
Benicia, CA 94510 USA
Wayne and I went to Vietnam together and were assigned to Advisory Team 69 in the Mekong Delta. When we reported to the province HQ, the Sergeant Major informed us that there were two assignments with similar duties and responsibilities -to accompany Regional Force rifle companies on combat operations. One assignment was collocated at HQ and the other was in a remote district. SMG said think it over in case the colonel gives you a choice. Wayne wanted nothing to do with HQ and said he'd like the one out in the boonies. The colonel was a West Pointer ('52) and thought he was doing Wayne a favor by assigning him to HQ and me to the boonies. The day Wayne was KIA, his RF company was north of my position. They were supposed to get elements of the 503 Muoi Tre Main Force Battalion on the move and Drive them down towards my RF company (hammer & anvil opn). But Wayne got pinned down in a cemetery. My unit was given a change of mission to head toward his and reinforce it. We joined another RF company but we were both pinned down and could not get to Wayne. About 4pm we heard his radio operator trying to get a dust off since he was wounded. Within a few minutes he came back on to announce Wayne was KIA. We tried to get up there, we just couldn't. He was with a VN officer running between some elevated gravestones when they were both killed. I often thought over the years that I had the job he wanted and he the one I would have taken. I could have been in the graveyard that day and WS might have been alive today.
Thursday, September 20, 2001   Roger Weber
roger.weber@tma.osd.mil
Fellow Soldier
1540 Billings St. E-24
Aurora, CO 80011 usa
Remembering Capt Shaltenbrand
I was assigned to 324th Signal Company, and was attached to MACV Advisory Team 69, as a cook. Capt. Schaltenbrand was the only person from either unit that was KIA during my tour of duty. Capt. Schaltenbrand's death had a very large effect on my life, both then, and until this day. I have located Capt. Schaltenbrand's name at both the "Wall" in Washington, and at the "Traveling Wall" in Denver, CO. Capt Shaltenbrand will never be forgotten as long as I am alive.
Friday, July 05, 2002   If I shouldm die...remembrances for CAPT. Wayne Keith SCHALTENBRAND, USA...who died for our country! If I should die, and leave you here awhile, be not like others, sore undone, who keep long vigils by the silent dust, and weep...for MY sake, turn again to life, and smile...Nerving thy heart, and trembling hand to do something to comfort other hearts than thine...Complete these dear, unfinished tasks of mine...and I, perchance, may therein comfort you. Saturday, February 25, 2012   Remembering Wayne We were Lieutenants together in MACV Team 69, and I was with him when he was killed on Tan My Island in the Mekong, Cho Moi, AnGiang. Wayne was one of the good guys. A proud West Point Officer from a proud West Point family. He spoke of his GTO back home, and of the family he loved. For more on Wayne, and a copy of his story in TAPS, a publication dedicated to the West Point fallen, please see this address: http://www.dayone.com/schaltenbrand/. Wayne will be remembered as a good friend, a dedicated officer, a champion diver, a patriot, and an enduring credit to the Army and the Long Gray Line. Posted by: Rik Peirson
Email: Rik@dayone.com
Relationship: We served together
Monday, November 7, 2011   We Remember Wayne is buried at Vista Memorial Gardens, Hialeah,FL. BSM PH Posted by: Robert Sage
Email: rsage@austin.rr.com

Sunday, October 2, 2011   Honor & Pride Some from Hialeah High recall Wayne; some forgot. His service will never go unforgotten.

Thank-you to our military for doing what they do so we can live the way we do.

Pete Ciolfi
Hialeah High 65
VFW Post 4228 & Lgn Post 1
Titusville, FL Posted by: COL C
Email: CIOLFIQ@BREVARDCC.EDU
Relationship: Myriad thanks-a role model.
Thursday, May 14, 2009   In Memoriam Wayne Schaltenbrand Wayne and I were 1st Lieutenants and traveled to VN together and were assigned to Adv TM 69. My unit was given an mission to reinforce Wayne's. We got pinned down and couldn't get to him. I heard his RTO report initially he was WIA and then 5 min later KIA. I remember him each Memorial Day and other days too. Posted by: Martin Milco
Email: mhmilco@gmail.com
Relationship: Served with Wayne
Thursday, May 14, 2009   Wayne Schaltenbrand I was a Spec. 5 Cook attached to Macv Adv. Tm. 69, from 324 Signal Company. Cpt. Schaltenbrand
was the only soldier lost from either organization in my tour of duty. I am still strongly affected
by his death at such a young age. My thoughts and prayers still go with him. God Bless. Posted by: Roger Weber

Relationship: We served together
Monday, July 28, 2003   Who Shall We Send "And God said who shall we send. I answered I am here, send me."

Isaiah 6:8 Posted by: Dave Avery

Relationship: Other:
Wednesday, May 14, 2003   Wayne Schaltenbrand In remembrance of a friend, a classmate, and a fellow veteran.
You gave all, Sir. You are not forgotten. Posted by: Bill Borgmann

Relationship: We were high school classmates
Saturday, February 10, 2001   IN REMEMBRANCE OF A FINE YOUNG ARMY OFFICER WHOSE NAME SHALL LIVE FOREVER MORE CAPTAIN
WAYNE KEITH SCHALTENBRAND
WAS A DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE OF THE
UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY
AT WEST POINT
IN THE CLASS OF 1967
WHO WAS ATTACHED TO MACV AS AN ADVISOR FROM 1968 UNTIL HE MET HIS UNTIMELY DEATH ON 5-14-1969
AND WAS POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDED
THE PURPLE HEART MEDAL

DUTY - HONOR - COUNTRY

THE LONG GRAY LINE Posted by: CLAY MARSTON
Email: cmarston@interlog.com
Relationship: BIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCHER.27242
Tuesday, January 26, 1999

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