McNees, Richard Arden, Maj

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group
Service Years
1942 - 1950
Officer Collar Insignia

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Itazuke AB, Japan

Casualty Date
Jul 18, 1950
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Korea, South
Korean War
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section PF, Site 243

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  2014, Korean War Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar

Senior Pilot Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
36th Fighter-Bomber Squadron8th Fighter-Bomber Group
  1950-1950, 36th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
  1950-1950, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-80/P-80 Shooting Star  
  1950-1950, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Major McNees was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter-

interceptor with the 36th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 8th Fighter Bomber Group. On July 18, 1950 he crashed

northwest of Mungyong, South Korea. ** Major McNees was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service

Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit

Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

His enter service year is approximate.

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