Graff, James Howard, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 314th Troop Carrier Wing
Service Years
1963 - 1966
Captain

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1939
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pittsburgh
Last Address
Ching Chuan Kang AB, Taiwan

Casualty Date
Oct 03, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery - Anderson, South Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
11E 039

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 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialAmerican Battle Monuments Commission
  1966, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, American Battle Monuments Commission

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Aviator (Basic)


 
 Unit Assignments
776th Troop Carrier Squadron (Assault)314th Troop Carrier Wing
  1966-1966, 776th Troop Carrier Squadron (Assault)
  1966-1966, 314th Troop Carrier Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1966 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
Case Western Reserve University
  1961-1965, Case Western Reserve University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-130 Hercules  
  1966-1966, C-130 Hercules
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 02, 2011, Obituary
  May 21, 2014, Other/Link(s)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Captain Graff was a co-pilot aboard a C-130E (#62-1840), of the 776th Troop Carrier Squadron, that was brought down by sabotage 30 kilometers south of Cam Ranh Bay, SVN.  All 5 crewmen were killed.  

Captain Graff was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia as part of a group burial of the crew.  Then, with the discovery of his remains, he was finally brought home in May 2011..  
   
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Sources: See:

http://www.pownetwork.org/remret.htm
http://hairdobyharley.wordpress.com/2011/06/06/capt-james-graff/ (photo)

   
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