Taliaferro, Glenn 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, Kansas
Last Address
Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Aug 02, 1971
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Sunset Lawns Cemetery - Eldorado, Kansas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03W 122

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1971, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviator (Basic)



 
 Unit Assignments
Air Force Bases/ Installations56th Special Operations Wing1st Special Operations Squadron
  1970-1971, Hurlburt Field
  1971-1971, 56th Special Operations Wing
  1971-1971, 1st Special Operations Squadron
 Colleges Attended 
Butler Community CollegeUniversity of Kansas
  1964-1966, Butler Community College
  1966-1968, University of Kansas
 My Aircraft/Missiles
A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)  
  1971-1971, A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)
 Combat and Operations History
  1969-1971 Cold War Multiple Operations
  1971-1971 Non-operation sorties/missions over Laos
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt Taliaferro entered the Air Force on 26 September 1969.

In the Vietnam War, he was the pilot of an A-1J (tail number 52-142053).  This aircraft was lost 20 miles north  of Nam Ngum Reservoir, Vientiane Province, Laos when it was shot down by ground fire.
   
Comments/Citation
Photo excerpted from: http://skyraider.org/skyassn/classpics/hurlphot.htm
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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