Beyer, Thomas John, Maj

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Major
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
Service Years
1962 - 1968
Major

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Home State
North Dakota
North Dakota
Year of Birth
1941
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fargo, North Dakota
Last Address
Chu Lai AB, South Vietnam

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Tin (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Holy Cross Cemetery - Fargo, North Dakota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
50W 034

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialAmerican Battle Monuments Commission
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2010, American Battle Monuments Commission

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 Unit Assignments
Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development/Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)School Assignments42nd Bomb Wing504th  Tactical Air Support Group
20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
  1959-1963, Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development/Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)
  1962-1963, 1021A, Pilot Training Class (Unknown)
  1963-1967, 42nd Bomb Wing
  1968-1968, 504th Tactical Air Support Group
  1968-1969, 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
North Dakota State University-Fargo
  1958-1962, North Dakota State University-Fargo
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  O-2 Skymaster  
  1963-1967, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1967-1968, O-2 Skymaster
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

He was flying a ground-support FAC mission when he disappeared without a trace in a heavily jungled area. His remains were identified and repatriated in 2010. He was promoted to major while on MIA status 1968-78.
 

   
Comments/Citation
Sources:

http://taskforceomegainc.org/b021.htm 

https://www.pownetwork.org/bios/b/b021.htm 

https://www.army.mil/article/49408/services-planned-for-vietnam-war-pilots-return-funeral 

http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/601666/air-force-pilot-missing-from-vietnam-war-identified-beyer/ 

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=62949395

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=155483366

https://www.abmc.gov/node/511457#.WX1cI8bGwUM

https://www.facebook.com/groups/134238417222004/permalink/361247621187748/

   
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