Coon, John Lemoine, SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 21st Special Operations Squadron - Dust Devils
Service Years
1956 - 1968
Staff Sergeant

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Phelps, NY
Last Address
Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
May 23, 1968
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - St. Louis, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
66E 007

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 Unit Assignments
56th Air Commando Wing21st Special Operations Squadron - Dust Devils
  1967-1968, 56th Air Commando Wing
  1967-1968, 21st Special Operations Squadron - Dust Devils
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  1966-1968 Vietnam War2
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Last Known Activity
SSGT Coon was a Flight Engineer killed by hostile action while aboard a helicopter involved in combat operations.

John was prior service Coast Guard at the age of 17( 4 years) before separating from the service and then joining the Army(3 years) then later separating and rejoining the Air Force 4 years).


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