Estrada, Carlos Alberto, Jr., Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
11HXX-Helicopter Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Pilot
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 1115A, 20th Special Operations Squadron - Green Hornets
Service Years
1962 - 1970
Foreign Language(s)
Spanish
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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Brownsville, Texas
Last Address
Tuy Hoa AB, South Vietnam

Casualty Date
Mar 19, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Darlac (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
US Air Force Academy Cemetery - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
12W 021

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Association of Graduates USAFAVietnam Veterans Memorial
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 Unit Assignments
School AssignmentsSurvival, Evasion, Resistance, & Escape (SERE)4017th Combat Crew Training Squadron42nd Air Refueling Squadron
20th Special Operations Squadron - Green Hornets
  1966-1967, 1031A, Pilot Training Class (Unknown)
  1967-1967, 1031A, Survival, Evasion, Resistance, & Escape (SERE)
  1967-1968, 1031A, 4017th Combat Crew Training Squadron
  1968-1969, 1031A, 42nd Air Refueling Squadron
  1969-1970, 1115A, 20th Special Operations Squadron - Green Hornets
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1970 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Air Force Academy
  1962-1966, United States Air Force Academy
 My Aircraft/Missiles
KC-135 Stratotanker  UH-1 Iroquois ( HUEY)  
  1967-1969, KC-135 Stratotanker
  1969-1970, UH-1 Iroquois ( HUEY)
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Last Known Activity

He and 2 others were killed when their UH-1P helicopter was shot down by enemy ground fire near Ban Me Thuot, RVN.


   
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Sources:
http://memwall.usafalibrary.com/person.asp?id=93
 

 
   
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