Allmond, Barry Kenneth, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1441G-Forward Air Controller
Last AFSC Group
Air Operations
Primary Unit
1971-1972, 21st Tactical Air Support Squadron
Service Years
1968 - 1972
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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fort Worth, TX
Last Address
Tan Son Nhut AB, RVN

Casualty Date
May 11, 1972
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery - Summerville, South Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01W 023

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 Unit Assignments
377th Air Base Wing21st Tactical Air Support Squadron
  1971-1972, 377th Air Base Wing
  1971-1972, 21st Tactical Air Support Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1971-1972 Vietnam War
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Last Known Activity

Captain Barry Kenneth Allmond was from Ft. Worth, Texas and born on 2 February 1946. He was 26 and married when he was lost. Captain Allmond was a Sundog Forward Air Controller assigned to the 21st Tactical Air Support Squadron at Tan Son Nhut Airport at Saigon. He was flying aircraft O-2 S/N 68-11000 when he was hit in Binh Long Province South Vietnam. Captain Allmond was one of several FACs controlling air strikes in defense of the city of  An Loc. An SA-7 SAM may have hit him; many were seen there after the 11th. Captain Allmond was a graduate of the Citadel and served 259 days in combat. His body was eventually recovered.
He was 1 of 7 Citadel Class of '68 members to be lost in Vietnam 


 
   
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Sources:

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44472266



https://www.pownetwork.org/bios/a/ax08.htm



http://www.citadel.edu/citadel-history/war-deaths/vietnam-war.html


   
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