Raymond L. Long Jr.

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Sergeant Major Raymond Leon Long, Jr.

Personal History

Raymond L. Long, Jr. was born on July 20th, 1934 and grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Military History


Sergeant Major Raymond L. Long, Jr. died on May 6th, 1970 at the age of 35 in the Quang Tri Province of South Vietnam. He was killed in action while serving as Sgt. Major with the HHC, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Long's cause of death resulted from multiple fragmentation wounds from mortar fragments. He is buried in the Little Rock National Cemetery (Plot 5, 3546-B). Additionally, Sergeant Major Long, Jr. is memorialized at the Vietnam memorial in Washington, D.C. His name is located at panel 11W, Line 115.