Richard Wayne Bridge

SP4 - Communications Specialist
Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Infantry
Vietnam April 69 - April 70

Died November 29, 2003

Richard Wayne Bridge was a communications specialist with HHC, 3rd Battalion, 1st Infantry from April 1969 to April 1970.  Richard arrived on FSB 4-11 the day after SGT Lawrence Bertagna was killed in a recoiless rifle attack on the hill the night before.

Richard returned to FSB Hill 4-11 30 years later.  In the picture below, it appears he is holding the remnants of a sandbag from the Commo bunker on FSB Hill 4-11.  The "Horseshoe" area also appears to be in the background.

Richard died from an allergic reaction to an antibiotic on November 29, 2003.   He lived in Lakewood, Ca.

Richard Wayne Bridge

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