All American Awards & Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Lloyd Allen Himes

279882Lloyd Himes, a native of Rimersburg, served in the United States Army for 19 years before being killed in action in a helicopter crash during the Vietman War.

Name: Lloyd Allen Himes
Born: May 8, 1930
Died: January 31, 1968
Hometown: Rimersburg, Pa.
Branch: United States Army
Rank: Sergeant Major
Joined the service in: 1949
Years of Service: 19 years

SGM Himes began his tour in Thua Thien province, South Vietnam in June 1967. He served in 11th Aviation Group of the 227th Aviation Battalion at a Helicopter Repairer.

SGM Himes was killed in action in a helicopter crash on January 31, 1968.

He was interred at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Alabama.

 

All American Awards and Engraving is located on U.S. 322 in Shippenville. The company specializes in Embroidery, Screen Printing, all kinds of awards, trophies, engraving, unique gifts and more. As the company motto says, We can put “Almost Anything on Almost Everything”.

They can be found online at www.allamericanhq.com or www.facebook.com/AllAmericanAwardsandEngraving or by calling toll free 1-877-402-9273 and ask for Jim Carroll.


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