Burney, Elmo, Jr., Sgt

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
60551-Air Cargo Specialist
Last AFSC Group
Transportation and Logistics
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 60551, 637th Supply Squadron
Service Years
1962 - 1967

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New York, NY
Last Address
Tuy Hoa AB, VN

Casualty Date
Feb 20, 1967
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Khanh Hoa (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
15E 065/ SECTION V SITE 6786

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Unit Assignments
31st Tactical Fighter WingSupply Units7th Air Force
  1966-1967, 60551, 31st Tactical Fighter Wing
  1966-1967, 60551, 637th Supply Squadron
  1966-1967, 60551, 7th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam Air Offensive Campaign (1966-67)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Airman 1/c U.S. Air Force, {AF12639535}, Vietnam War-Airman Burney was killed by a civilian A/C while riding in his vehicle along with Pfc. Thomas Zehner on 2-20-1967 while serving with the 637th Supply Squadron, 31st Tactical Fighter Wing, 7AF. Airman Burney is the son of Mr. Elmo Burney, Sr. and Mrs. Miriam Burney of 43 West 137th Street, New York, New York. Awards: Vietnam Service Medal with One Service Star, Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Medal.
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