Hathaway, John Hooper, V, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 1115A, 14th Special Operations Wing
Service Years
1963 - 1969
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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1941
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Deland, Florida
Last Address
Phan Rang AB, South Vietnam


Casualty Date
Oct 11, 1969
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
US Air Force Academy Cemetery - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
17W 066

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 Unit Assignments
School AssignmentsAir Force Bases/ InstallationsCastle Air Force BaseSchool Assignments
17th Special Operations Squadron14th Special Operations Wing
  1963-1964, 1021A, Pilot Training Class (Unknown)
  1964-1964, 1021A, Stead Air Force Base
  1964-1965, 1021A, Castle Air Force Base
  1965-1969, 1115A, Lockbourne Air Force Base, Columbus, OH
  1969-1969, 1115A, Air Force Crew Training Course
  1969-1969, 1115A, 17th Special Operations Squadron
  1969-1969, 1115A, 14th Special Operations Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Air Force Academy
  1959-1963, United States Air Force Academy3
 My Aircraft/Missiles
KC-135 Stratotanker  AC-119G/K Shadow/Stinger  
  1964-1968, KC-135 Stratotanker
  1969-1969, AC-119G/K Shadow/Stinger
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He had previously flown over 46 KC-135 Arc Light refueling missions in SEA while on TDY.  He was killed due to an engine fire and subsequent crash on take-off in an AC-119G gun ship when departing on a combat mission.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
http://memwall.usafalibrary.com/person.asp?id=41
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=93953284
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/32d_Air_Refueling_Squadron#Stations

 

   
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