Coady, Robert Franklin, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115J-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 7th Air Force
Service Years
1962 - 1969
Major

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Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1939
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New Orleans
Last Address
New Orleans

Casualty Date
Jan 18, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
34W 031

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 Unit Assignments
602nd Special Operations Squadron56th Special Operations Wing7th Air Force
  1969-1969, 602nd Special Operations Squadron
  1969-1969, 56th Special Operations Wing
  1969-1969, 7th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge
  1960-1964, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge
 My Aircraft/Missiles
A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)  
  1969-1969, A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)
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Last Known Activity
Major Robert Coady served with the 602nd Special Operations Squadron, Nakhon Phanom Airfield, Thailand

He was the pilot of an A-1H (#52-13488) Skyraider on a a first light search and recovery mission to pick up the 2-man crew of an F-4D that was shot down the afternoon before. During the recovery operations, his aircraft was shot down.

Remains believed to be those of Major Coady were repatriated on 10 Feb 1994. Positive identification was announced by the government on 28 Nov 2001. A memorial stone had been placed in Arlington National Cemetery before Major Coady's recovery
   
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Note: Full bio and new update at: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9713293

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