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16 mins.

I believe the exact definition of "16 mins" is given in the movie "Rules of Engagement", where Tommy Lee Jones' character "Colonel Hodges", the defense attorney for Samuel Jackson's character "Colonel Childers", challenges the prosecuting attorney Major Biggs (played by Guy Pearce), for an answer to the question for the life expectancy of a 2nd Lt. dropped into a "hot LZ in Vietnam, in 1968".

This does not specifically answer the question of the lifespan of a 2nd Lt. in the Vietnam War.

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It is generally expected to be six to twelve minutes.

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