Defense Casualty Analysis System Dataset
Defense Casualty Analysis System Dataset,National Archives and Records Administration,1950-06-28/2006-05-28,"This series contains records of U.S. military officers and soldiers who died as a result of either a hostile or non-hostile occurrence or who were missing in action or prisoners of war in either the Korean War or the Vietnam Conflict. Specifically, geographic references include Cambodia, China, Korea, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Coverage: 6/28/1950 - 5/28/2006.
Each record includes: the casualty's name, service number, member service code, service name, rank or rate, paygrade, occupation, date of birth, gender, home of record (city, county, state or province, country), marital status, religion, race, ethnicity, casualty circumstances, casualty city, state or province and country; unit, duty, process date, death date, year of death, war or conflict, operation incident, location, closure date, aircraft type, hostile or non-hostile death indicator, casualty type and category, incident casualty reason, casualty category short name (CSN), body (recovered or not), casualty closure, Vietnam wall row and panel indicator, casualty category name, incident casualty category date, incident casualty category short name (ICSN), incident hostile or incident non-hostile death, and incident aircraft type.