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ICYMI: Thomas J. Kinsman, Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, dies at 72

ICYMI: Thomas J. Kinsman, Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, dies at 72

Thomas Kinsman, an Army veteran who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Vietnam War, died Monday in Washington state at age 72. His death was announced Thursday by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. Kinsman was born March 4, 1945, and grew up in the Seattle suburb of Renton, Wash., a statement from the society said. He enlisted in the Army as a private first class in 1967 and was deployed to Vietnam by October of that year. He served as a rifleman with Company B, 3d Battalion, 60th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division. On February 6, 1968, Company B came under intense fire during a reconnaissance-in-force mission near the city of Vinh Long in southern Vietnam, the statement said. During the attack, Kinsman and seven other soldiers became separated from their main company due to the limited visibility caused by both the Vietnamese jungle as well as the ...

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