Diamond, Stephen Whitman, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115E-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
Service Years
1964 - 1966
Officer Collar Insignia
Major

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1940
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Roslyn Heights
Last Address
Takhli RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Jul 19, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
09E 036

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Aviator (Basic)


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
354th Tactical Fighter Squadron355th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1966-1966, 354th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1966-1966, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War
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F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)  
  1966-1966, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Major Diamond's F-105D (#59-1755) was shot down by a MiG-17 flown by Vo Van Man of the 923rd Fighter Regiment on way to POL target over Phuc Yen, 15 miles north of Hanoi.  

Major Diamond ejected and was severely injured in the ejection phase. 

He died while missing, though reported shot down and killed by the North Vietnamese government at Paris 6 September 1976.

His remains were returned 18 March 1977.   

 
   
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