Jeszeck, Joseph Cobden, MSgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43174-Flight Engineer Technician
Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 43174, 17th Special Operations Squadron
Service Years
1944 - 1970
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Master Sergeant

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Warwasing, NY
Last Address
Phan Rang AB

Casualty Date
Apr 28, 1970
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Evergreen Cemetery - Bethel, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
11W 064 /

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Aircrew Enlisted (Senior)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
14th Special Operations Wing17th Special Operations Squadron
  1969-1970, 43174, 14th Special Operations Wing
  1969-1970, 43174, 17th Special Operations Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
  1970-1970 Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 My Aircraft/Missiles
AC-119G/K Shadow/Stinger  
  1969-1970, AC-119G/K Shadow/Stinger
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Feb 12, 2019, General Photos10
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

He was killed when his AC-119G crashed after losing power in one engine soon after take-off. He was prior service Navy in WW2 working on Planes below Deck.


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