Hensley, Ronnie Lee, SMSgt

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Last Rank
Senior Master Sergeant
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing - Wolf Pack
Service Years
1962 - 1970
Senior Master Sergeant

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Richwood
Last Address
Ubon RTAFB

Casualty Date
Apr 22, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
11W 036

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 Military Association Memberships
Kentucky Vietnam Veterans MemorialAmerican Battle Monuments CommissionVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1966, Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1995, American Battle Monuments Commission
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Unit Assignments
16th Special Operations Squadron8th Tactical Fighter Wing - Wolf Pack
  1969-1970, 16th Special Operations Squadron
  1969-1970, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing - Wolf Pack
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1973 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
AC-130H/U Spectre/Spooky II  
  1969-1970, AC-130H/U Spectre/Spooky II
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Based at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, he served aboard an AC-130A (#54-1625) was shot down over the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Southern Laos. 

Crew:
Maj William Brooks, aircraft commander (KIA)
SSgt. Thomas Y. Adachi, aerial gunner (KIA)
Lt Col. Charlie B. Davis, NOD/TV (KIA)
Maj. Donald G. Fisher, IR (KIA)
SSgt. Stephen W. Harris, aerial gunner (KIA)
SSgt. Ronnie L. Hensley, IO (KIA)
MSgt. Robert N. Ireland,flight engineer (KIA)
A1C Donald M. Lint, aerial gunner (KIA)
LtCol. Charles S. Rowley, navigator (KIA)
1st Lt. John C. Towle, command pilot (KIA)
MSgt.Eugene L. Fields, aerial gunner (injured/survived)

   
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