Sanders, Thomas Andrew, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1444-Forward Air Controller
Last AFSC Group
Air Operations
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 19th Tactical Air Support Squadron
Service Years
1961 - 1965
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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

Casualty Date
Jul 07, 1965
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Khanh Hoa (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02E 030

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviator (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
34th Tactical Group19th Tactical Air Support Squadron
  1965-1965, 34th Tactical Group
  1965-1965, 19th Tactical Air Support Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Air Force Academy
  1958-1961, United States Air Force Academy2
 My Aircraft/Missiles
O-1/L-19 Bird Dog  
  1965-1965, O-1/L-19 Bird Dog
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
"First Lieutenant Thomas Andrew Sanders was from Massapequa, New York and born on 10 February 1939.  He was 26 and married when he died.  1st Lt. Sanders was assigned to the 19th Tactical Air Support Squadron at Bien Hoa.  He was flying O1-F S/N 57-2944 and crashed on take off in Khanh Hoa Province South Vietnam.  Lt. Sanders was killed but the other crewman survived.  His body was recovered."


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