Carroll, Patrick Henry, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115B-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 31st Tactical Fighter Wing
Service Years
1967 - 1969
Officer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Allen Park, MI
Last Address
Tuy Hoa AB

Casualty Date
Nov 02, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
16W 019

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Officer Candidate School (OCS)416th Tactical Fighter Squadron31st Tactical Fighter Wing
  1967-1967, Officer Candidate School (OCS)
  1969-1969, 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1969-1969, 31st Tactical Fighter Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Air Force AcademyUniversity of Colorado
  1961-1964, United States Air Force Academy
  1964-1967, University of Colorado
 My Aircraft/Missiles
T-37 Tweet  T-41 Mescalero  T-38 Talon  F-100 Super Sabre  
  1967-1968, T-37 Tweet
  1967-1968, T-41 Mescalero
  1968-1968, T-38 Talon
  1968-1969, F-100 Super Sabre
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Then 1st Lt. Patrick Carroll served as a "Misty" Fast FAC pilot, flying the F-100F out of Tuy Hoa AB, RVN.

On Sunday, 2 November 1969, he was lost with Lt. Col. Larry Whitford on a mission over Laos. Col. Whitford served as pilot and Lt. Carroll served as the FAC for this mission.  Their call sign for the mission was "Misty 136" (flying aboard a 2-seater F-100F "Hun").

Their remains have not been found. 
   
Comments/Citation
Note:

Received basic pilot training at Williams AFB, Mesa, Arizona (1967-68).  Advanced pilot training at Luke AFB, Glendale, Arizona with the F-100 (1968-1969). Survival training in the Philippines prior to duty in April 1969 at Tuy Hoa AB, RVN.
   
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