Siegwalt, Marlin Lynn, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1444-Forward Air Controller
Last AFSC Group
Air Operations
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 56th Special Operations Wing/56th Special Operations Wing Detachment 1
Service Years
1964 - 1968
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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1937
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Schenectady
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Oct 30, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
40W 060

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 Unit Assignments
7th Air Force56th Special Operations Wing/56th Special Operations Wing Detachment 1
  1967-1968, 7th Air Force
  1967-1968, 56th Special Operations Wing/56th Special Operations Wing Detachment 1
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War3
 Colleges Attended 
Rochester Institute of Technology
  1957-1961, Rochester Institute of Technology
 My Aircraft/Missiles
O-1/L-19 Bird Dog  
  1967-1968, O-1/L-19 Bird Dog
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
"Captain Siegwalt was a Raven Forward Air Controller assigned to the Ambassador to Laos as a civilian supporting  General Vang Pao in the Barrel Roll area of Northern Laos against the Pathet Lao and NVA. Most of the fighting took place in an area known as the Plain of Jars. He had 4 years of service and served 344 days in combat. He only had 21 days until his tour was scheduled to end. His body was recovered."

Source: http://www.fac-assoc.org


"News Release - Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs), Washington, D.C. 20301, Immediate Release, October 31, 1968, No. 989-68 (C-214), U.S. Military Casualties - Vietnam:
The Department of Defense today announced the following casualties in connection with the conflict in Vietnam:

KILLED AS A RESULT OF HOSTILE ACTION

   
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