Eaton, Norman Dale, Col

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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1495Z-Air Operations Officer
Last AFSC Group
Air Operations
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 8th Tactical Bomb Squadron
Service Years
1945 - 1969
Officer Collar Insignia
Colonel

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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Weatherford, Oklahoma
Last Address
Phan Rang AB, RVN

Casualty Date
Jan 13, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
35W 082

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Supreme Headquarters Allied Forces Europe (SHAPE) Headquarters Air Force Air Force Academy Professor Combat Crew




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Cold War Medal


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 Unit Assignments
US Air Force Academy (Staff)35th Tactical Fighter Wing8th Tactical Bomb Squadron
  1957-1961, US Air Force Academy (Staff)
  1969-1969, 35th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1969-1969, 8th Tactical Bomb Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1968-1969 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
Southwestern Oklahoma State UniversityUnited States Military AcademyCommand and General Staff CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Air War College
  1943-1945, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
  1945-1949, United States Military Academy
  1951-1952, Command and General Staff College
  1955-1957, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  1967-1968, Air War College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
AT-6 Texan  P-51/F-51 Mustang  B-57 Canberra  
  1948-1948, AT-6 Texan
  1949-1950, P-51/F-51 Mustang
  1968-1969, B-57 Canberra
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He served both as an academic and a combat pilot during his USAF career. He was killed when his B-57 crashed during a nighttime bombing run over Laos.
   
Comments/Citation

Sources:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15155390
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/ndeaton.htm
http://www.pownetwork.org/bios/e/e004.htm
http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2001923628_mia09.html
http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/aureview/1969/mar-apr/eaton.html#Eaton
http://apps.westpointaog.org/Memorials/Article/16808/

   
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