Biediger, Larry William, Col

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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115E-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1967-1974, MIA Vietnam
Service Years
1953 - 1967
Colonel

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1933
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
La Coste, Texas
Last Address
Takhli RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Jan 29, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
14E 094

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 Unit Assignments
354th Tactical Fighter Squadron355th Tactical Fighter WingUS Air Force
  1966-1967, 1115E, 354th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1966-1967, 1115E, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1967-1974, MIA Vietnam
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Various Air Missions over North Vietnam
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)  
  1967-1965, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was the pilot of an F-105F (#62-4420) flying out of Takhli RTAFB. He and his EWO, 1st Lt. Claude Silva, were lost on a mission on the Thai Nguyen railroad yard, North Vietnam when their aircraft was hit by a drop tank from another aircraft. The crew did eject from the aircraft.
There is evidence that he was captured. His remains were returned Jun 3, 198
He is buried in Section AI Site 687 at FSHNC ant also has a memorial stone in Memorial Section H at Arlington.

 
   
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