McElhanon, Michael Owen, Col

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Last Rank
Colonel
Primary Unit
1968-1979, MIA Vietnam
Service Years
1953 - 1968
Colonel

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1934
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fort Worth, Texas
Last Address
Tuy Hoa AB, South Viet Nam

Casualty Date
Aug 16, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court A

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Aviator (Senior)


 
 Unit Assignments
3615th Flying Training WingAir Force Training Wings29th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron6214th Support Group
309th Tactical Fighter Squadron31st Tactical Fighter WingUS Air Force
  1955-1959, 3615th Flying Training Wing
  1959-1963, 3510th Flying Training Wing
  1963-1965, 1021A, 29th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1965-1968, 1021A, 6214th Support Group
  1968-1968, 1023C, 309th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1968-1968, 1023C, 31st Tactical Fighter Wing
  1968-1979, MIA Vietnam
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Various Air Missions over North Vietnam
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-101 Voodoo  F-100 Super Sabre  
  1963-1965, F-101 Voodoo
  1968-1968, F-100 Super Sabre
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was a Misty FAC pilot and was lost over North Vietnam or off its coast, circumstances unknown.
   
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