Freeman, Earl Marvin Jr., Maj Fallen
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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Last AFSC Group
Last Unit
1967-1967, 333rd Tactical Fighter Squadron
Service Years
1948 - 1967

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Home State
Year of Birth
Casualty Info
Home Town
Akron, OH; Born in Meridian, MS
Last Address
Takhli RTAFB

Casualty Date
Nov 11, 1967
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
30E Line 49, Cemetery Unknown

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Aviator (Senior)

 Unit Assignments
Air Training Command355th Tactical Fighter Wing333rd Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1953-1953, Air Training Command
  1967-1967, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1967-1967, 333rd Tactical Fighter Squadron
 My Aircraft/Missiles
T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)  B-47 Stratojet  F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)  
  1953-1954, T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)
  1954-1964, B-47 Stratojet
  1967-1967, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
 Combat and Operations History
  1967-1967 Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Major Freeman was an F-105B pilot who died from his injuries after a mid-air collision.
The location of his remains is unknown.
Added to The Wall May 1986

During his military career Maj. Freeman also served with the 307th Bomb Wing at Lincoln AFB, Nebraska, but do not know the time period. Source:

"Name: Earl Marvin Freeman Jr
Birth Date: 30 Nov 1925
Death Date: 11 Nov 1967
Gender: Male
Age: 41
Home City: Akron
Home State: Pennsylvania
Religion: Church of Christ
Marital Status: Married
SSN/Service #: (Note: Deleted for the purposes of this profile)
Death Date: 11 Nov 1967
Processed Date: May 1986
Casualty Country: Thailand
Casualty Type: Non-Hostile-Died of Illness/Injuries
Casualty Reason: Aircraft Loss/Crash Not at Sea
Casualty Air: Fixed Wing Air Casualty - Pilot
Body Status: Body Recovered
Service Branch: Department of the Air Force
Component: Regular
Military Grade: Major
Pay Grade: Major
Length of Service: 19
Data Source (Original): Combat Area Casualties Current File"
Source: Vietnam War: U.S. Military Casualties, 1956-1998,

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Tour Start Date: 17 June 1967
Major Command: 7th AF
Air Wing: 355th TFW
Squadron: 333rd TFS
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