Rexroad, Ronald Reuel, Maj Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1323F-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Last Unit
1967-1968, 432nd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
Service Years
1962 - 1968
Major

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1940
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Rankin, Illinois
Last Address
Udorn RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Apr 03, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Vietnam, North
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
47E 058

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 Unit Assignments
11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Photo-Jet432nd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
  1967-1968, 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Photo-Jet
  1967-1968, 432nd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
 My Aircraft/Missiles
RF-4C  Phantom II  
  1968-1968, RF-4C Phantom II
 Combat and Operations History
  1946-1968 Cold War Operations
  1965-1975 Various Air Missions over North Vietnam
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He and his back-seater, Capt John C. Hardy, had finished a photo-recon run over the Ho Chi Minh trail and had left the coast of North Vietnam when all contact was lost with them and their RF-4C. Capt Hardy's body was found 8 days later in the Gulf of Tonkin. No remains of Capt Rexroad were ever found. He is memorialized in Honolulu and at Evergreen Cemetery, Okeechobee, FL.
   
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