Lowell Wayne “Pop” Meyer

Lowell Wayne “Pop” Meyer

Age: 24
Branch: USN
Rank: MM2
Unit: ST1
Station: South Vietnam

Fallen on: 17 May 1969
Location: Kien Giang, South Vietnam
Era: Vietnam

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with ‘V’ device for Valor, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/ Silver Star, South Vietnam Military Merit Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam (RVN) Armed Forces Honor 2C, Republic of Vietnam RVN Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Action 1 C Palm Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Riverhead, NY

MM2 Meyer died when a Viet Cong Mortar exploded as team members were attempting to disarm it.