Taliaferro, Glen Johnson, 1st Lt Fallen
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1051A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Last Unit
1971-1971, 1st Special Operations Squadron
Service Years
1969 - 1971
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Kansas
Kansas
Year of Birth
1946
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
El Dorado
Last Address
El Dorado

Casualty Date
Aug 02, 1971
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Wars and Conflicts/Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03W 122

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 Unit Assignments
Air Force Bases/ Installations7th Air Force56th Special Operations Wing1st Special Operations Squadron
  1970-1971, Hurlburt Field
  1971-1971, 7th Air Force
  1971-1971, 56th Special Operations Wing
  1971-1971, 1st Special Operations Squadron
 My Aircraft/Missiles
A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)  
  1971-1971, A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)
 Combat and Operations History
  1971-1971 Wars and Conflicts/Vietnam War
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Last Known Activity
REMEMBRANCE IN PROGRESS - SUBJECT TO CHANGE
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Lt Taliaferro, Maj Edwin Troxel and Sgt Walter Capps perished on this same day and in LZ Laos. Research on this possibly coincidental event has been difficult and is ongoing.
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Cherl
Posted by: Cherl
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Wednesday, January 17, 2001
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From Rich Hopka, AFTWS Historian:

Taliaferro, Glen, 1st Lt
Plane A1J- 52-142053
Boots in country-15 Mar 71
7TH Air Force
56th Special Ops Wing
1st Special Ops Squadron

Troxel, Edwin, Maj
Plane T-28
Boots in country 7 May 71
7TH Air Force
56TH Special Ops Wing
317th Special Ops Squadron

Capps, Walter, Sgt
same plane and units as the Major
Boots in Country 3 Feb 71

did they collide?,
do they all have the same KIA date?
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Comments/Citation
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 03W 122
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A-1 Skyraider Training Class photos
Hurlburt Field, Florida (Eglin Air Force Aux 9)
Class #71-10

Lt Mike Rutschow, Lt Glen J. Talliaferro (KIA 71/08/02), Capt Click, Lt John E. Lackey (78/05/01), Maj Larry Gazzola, Capt Don Whaylen (deceased)
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