Hassenger, Arden Keith, CMSgt

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Last Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
111X0-Defensive Aerial Gunner
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1964-1965, 6250th Combat Support Group
Service Years
1954 - 1965
Chief Master Sergeant

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1936
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Three Rivers
Last Address
Laos

Casualty Date
Dec 24, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
IOOF Cemetery - Lebanon, Oregon
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04E 037

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialAmerican Battle Monuments Commission
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 Unit Assignments
4th Air Commando Squadron13th Air ForceUS Air Force
  1964-1965, 4th Air Commando Squadron
  1964-1965, 13th Air Force
  1964-1965, 6250th Combat Support Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-47 Stratojet  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  AC-47 Spooky/Puff  
  1960-1960, B-47 Stratojet
  1964-1965, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1965-1965, AC-47 Spooky/Puff
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Then SSgt. Arden Hassenger served out of DaNang Airbase, South Vietnam. His tour began on 1 November 1965. He was shot down on 24 December 1965, aboard an AC-47D gunship, call sign "Spooky 21." They were on an armed reconnaissance/strike mission over the panhandle of Laos. His remains have been found and recovered. Arden was interred in the Lebanon IOOF Cemetery, Lebanon, Oregon. He left a wife and three children at his passing.
   
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