Dickens, Jackie Lee, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1444-Forward Air Controller
Last AFSC Group
Air Operations
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
Service Years
1959 - 1969
Captain

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1940
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Van
Last Address
Danville

Casualty Date
Jun 02, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Memory Gardens - Madison, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
23W 041

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 Unit Assignments
34th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy504th  Tactical Air Support Group20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
  1966-1968, 34th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1968-1969, 504th Tactical Air Support Group
  1968-1969, 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
University of Charleston
  1961-1965, University of Charleston
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  O-2 Skymaster  
  1966-1968, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1968-1969, O-2 Skymaster
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain Jackie (Jack) Lee Dickens..."was 28 and married when he died. He was a "Bilk" Forward Air Controller assigned to the 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron at Da Nang. He was further assigned to Chu Lai at LZ Bayonet. He served as a pilot instructor among other duties.  He had bee n a B-52 pilot prior.

He was flying O-2A (S/N 67-21319) when it was shot down 20 miles northwest of Da Nang in Thua Thien Province South Vietnam. He was supporting the 101st Airborne Division.

Captain Dickens had 10 years of service and served 294 days in combat. He was one of the unfortunate military people who never saw his son. His body was recovered."

Source: http://www.fac-assoc.org  (edited)
   
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