Corbitt, Gilland Wales, Col

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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1495Z-Air Operations Officer
Last AFSC Group
Air Operations
Primary Unit
1967-1978, 1495Z, MIA Vietnam
Service Years
1943 - 1967
Colonel

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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Denver, Colorado
Last Address
Tan Son Nhut AB, RVN

Casualty Date
Jul 27, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 005

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 Unit Assignments
16th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron460th Tactical Reconnaissance WingUS Air Force
  1967-1967, 16th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
  1967-1967, 460th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
  1967-1978, 1495Z, MIA Vietnam
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Various Air Missions over North Vietnam
 My Aircraft/Missiles
RF-4C  Phantom II  
  1966-1967, RF-4C Phantom II
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Last Known Activity
He and his WSO were lost when their RF-4C was shot down 5 mi SW of Dong Hoi, Quang Binh Province, North Vietnam. His remains were not recovered; he is memorialized in Honolulu.
 
   
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Sources:
https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=Gilland+W+Corbitt&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=6679860

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=93643473

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=148286733 

https://www.abmc.gov/node/511584#.WXlCJMbGwUM 

http://www.pownetwork.org/bios/c/c060.htm

   
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