McDaniel, Morris Larosco, Jr., Col

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Primary Unit
1967-1978, MIA Vietnam
Service Years
1950 - 1967

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ft Valley, Georgia
Last Address
Korat RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Oct 04, 1967
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
27E 049

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Aviator (Senior)

 Unit Assignments
13th Tactical Fighter Squadron388th Tactical Fighter WingUS Air Force
  1967-1967, 13th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1967-1967, 388th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1967-1978, MIA Vietnam
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Various Air Missions over North Vietnam
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-105G  Wild Weasel  
  1966-1967, F-105G Wild Weasel
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Maj. Morris L. McDaniel had flown nearly 100 combat missions when he and 
Capt. William A. Lillund were sent on a bombing mission into North Vietnam. 
McDaniel was looking forward to returning home to his wife and three 

McDaniel and Lillund were flying an F105F "Wild Weasel" toward a target area 
northwest of Hanoi. His last contact with American forces was when he made a 
pre-strike refueling shortly before reaching the target area. His last known 
location was approximately 10 miles northwest of the city of Phu Tho in Vinh 
Phu Province, North Vietnam. 

Morris L. McDaniel, Jr. was promoted to the rank of Colonel and William A. 
Lillund to the rank of Major during the period they were maintained Missing 
in Action.
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