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Private First Class Joel Dansby | United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

Private First Class

Joel Dansby

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Friday, November 8, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 19

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

Location: North Carolina

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Private First Class Joel Dansby was killed as he and his partner were responding to a burglary at a base housing complex.

He and his partner were both ejected when their patrol Jeep was struck by another vehicle that failed to yield at the intersection of Knox Street and Gruber Road.

PFC Dansby was assigned to the 21st Military Police Company, 503rd Military Police Battalion stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. PFC Dansby is buried at Glen Eden Memorial Park, Livonia, Michigan.

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IT STILL HAUNTS ME TO THIS TO THIS DAY, JOEL....I LEARNED SO MUCH FROM YOU,AS A CHERRY 82ND MP,WORKIN' JOINT PATROL WITH ''LEG''MPs[AT THE TIME ONLY 82ND/118TH WERE AIRBORNE] AND THAT INCIDENT.FOR REST OF MY CAREER...RUNNING CODE THROUGH INTERSECTIONS WAS NEVER''ROUTINE'' FOR ME AGAIN....U WILL ALWAYS BE 10'' FROM MY LEFT SHOULDER JOEL..I'LL ALWAYS REMEMBER UR LAST TRANSMISSION PARTNER. C U AT THE BIG PMO SOON ENOUGH....TROOPER C.R0SSI

RETIRED,TROOPER C. ROSSI
I was the other MP[82ND] who was ''ejected''from the the M151A2''MUTT'
October 28, 2017

 

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