Offutt, Gary Phelps, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 1115A, 6251st Tactical Fighter Wing
Service Years
1962 - 1965
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Bien Hoa AB

Casualty Date
Oct 01, 1965
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Phong Dinh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Cameron Memory Gardens - Cameron, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02E 101

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviator (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
429th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Black FalconsUS Air Force
  1965-1965, 1115A, 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Black Falcons
  1965-1965, 1115A, 6251st Tactical Fighter Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1962-1965 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
University of Missouri-Columbia
  1958-1962, University of Missouri-Columbia
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-100 Super Sabre  
  1965-1965, F-100 Super Sabre
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Oct 01, 2014, Other/Notes/Link(s)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt. Offutt served as an F-100D pilot with the 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 6251st Tactical Fighter Wing, 13th Air Force in RVN. His tour began on 16 July 1965.

He was killed during a strafing run at Can Tho on 1 October 1965.  His aircraft went into a vertical dive from which he did not recover.  He was listed as MIA, and his remains were returned in 1997.



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