Anderson, Rudolph, Jr., Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1331-Pilot, Strategic Reconnaissance
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1962-1962, 1331, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
Service Years
1951 - 1962
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cuban Missile Crisis
Officer Collar Insignia
Major

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Spartansburg
Last Address
McCoy AFB, FL

Casualty Date
Oct 27, 1962
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Cuba
Conflict
Cold War Incident - Korean Air Lines Flight 007
Location of Interment
Woodlawn Cemetery Memorial Park - Greenville, South Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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  1962-1962, 4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing

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4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing Unit Page
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Major
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Not Specified
Location
Laughlin AFB, Del Rio
Country/State
Texas
   
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 4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing Details

4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
The 4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing is a discontinued United States Air Force wing last assigned to the 12th Strategic Aerospace Division of Strategic Air Commandat Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona. It was SAC's high altitude reconnaissance wing for its existence and was the first USAF wing to operate the Lockheed U-2. It was discontinued as part of a program to replace operational units controlled by major commands with those controlled by USAF whose lineages could be continued,
Type
Combat - Command Element
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Air Force Wings
Strength
Wing
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
   
   
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15 Members Also There at Same Time
4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing

Gouge, Michael, MSgt, (1957-1978) 432 43290 Master Sergeant
Graham, Frank, MSgt, (1959-1976) 990 99000 Master Sergeant
Peterson, Dick, CMSgt, (1961-1991) 646 64650 Staff Sergeant
Sorensen, Al, SSgt, (1957-1965) 432 43270 Staff Sergeant
Gottschalk, Robert, A1C, (1962-1966) 454 45454 Airman 1st Class
Harn, Lawrence, A1C, (1956-1964) 223 22350 Airman 1st Class
Kea, Larry, A1C, (1962-1966) 645 64550 Airman 1st Class
Snider, Glenn, SSgt, (1962-1966) 422 42251 Airman 1st Class
Topf, Henry, A1C, (1961-1967) 290 29030 Airman 1st Class
Babbel, William, A2C, (1961-1965) 00 Airman 2nd Class
Mitchell, Richard, A2C, (1961-1965) 304 30452 Airman 2nd Class
Musgrove, Donnie, A2C, (1958-1962) 602 60251 Airman 2nd Class
Purpura, George, A2C, (1962-1966) 00 Airman 2nd Class
Rigdon, Stephen, SSgt, (1960-1993) 303 Airman 2nd Class
Hornsby, Virgil, A2C, (1961-1965) Airman 3rd Class

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