Causey, John Bernard, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1575-Navigator, Electronic Warfare Officer
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1965-1966, 7th Air Force
Service Years
1962 - 1966
Officer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1937
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Granite City
Last Address
Takhli RTAFB

Casualty Date
Feb 25, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
South China Sea
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Wofford Cemetery - Stewart County, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
05E 077

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1966, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Navigator Observer (basic)


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
41st Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron355th Tactical Fighter Wing7th Air Force
  1965-1966, 41st Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron
  1965-1966, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1965-1966, 7th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1966 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
EB-66 Destroyer  
  1965-1966, EB-66 Destroyer
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain Causey was lost while flying in an EB-66C (# 54-0457) on an ELINT/ECM harrassment mission. The aircraft was brought down by an SA-2, ten miles northwest of Vinh, North Vietnam.

Most of the crew was rescued by the aircraft-carrier USS Ranger (CVA 61) with the exception of Captain Causey who remains MIA.

The crew consisted of
Major Robert Walker, Pilot
Captain John Kodlick, Navigator
1st Lt. James K. Beaty Jr., EWO
Raven One Captain Wayne Smith, EWO
Raven Two Captain James F. Thomson, EWO
Raven Three Captain. John B. Causey, EWO Raven Four
   
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