Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Explosives; Mortar
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Special Agent Lee Hitchcock was killed as a result of a mortar attack on the city of Pleiku, Republic of Vietnam.
Agent Hitchcock had been assigned to Vietnam. His job was to conduct criminal investigations as a result of the large presence of United States Air Force personnel who were stationed there during the Vietnam War.
Special Agent Hitchcock was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star with "V" device. He had served with the Office of Special Investigations for two years and was survived by his wife and parents.