US Army SP4 Richard Walter Kulpa

The History

US Army SP4 Richard Walter Kulpa was killed in Vietnam on March 2, 1969.

The Family

US Army SP4 Richard Walter Kulpa was from Utica, NY.  He was the son of Walter and Carmella Kulpa.  He had one brother, Robert.  On  August 18, 1968 Richard married the former Patricia Caille.  He left for Vietnam three days later.

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More Story

Richard was a graduate of Proctor High School in Utica.  He also studied Business Management at Mohawk Valley Community College and was employed by Sperry Rand Corporation before entering the Army.

And More

US Army SP4 Richard Walter Kulpa was a Radio Operator serving with Co. D, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry, 9th division.  He is buried in Calvary Cemetery in Utica.  Freedom Park will not forget your sacrifice, Soldier.

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