Reese, James William, A2C

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Last Rank
Airman 2nd Class
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 388th Tactical Fighter Wing
Service Years
1966 - 1968
Airman 2nd Class

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Whitesburg, Georgia
Last Address
Korat RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Mar 11, 1968
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Other Explosive Device
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Carroll Memory Gardens - Carrollton, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
44E 019

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 Unit Assignments
388th Munitions Maintenance Squadron388th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1967-1968, 388th Munitions Maintenance Squadron
  1968-1968, 388th Tactical Fighter Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
A1C was serving with the 388th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, 388th Combat Support Group, 388th Tactical Fighter Wing  out of Korat RTAFB, Thailand.

He was in the munitions bomb bunker which was about 3-4 miles outside the base installation. According to reports, the bombs began to "fragment" and was killed when the bombs in the bunker exploded. He was killed along with A1C James E. Francis (Air Police), and A1C Frank A. Uhlic, Jr., (388th MMS).


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