Adams, Lee Aaron, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 1231C, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
Service Years
1963 - 1966
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Willits, CA
Last Address
Takhli RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Apr 19, 1966
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Willits Cemetery - Willits, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
06E 122

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Association of Graduates USAFAVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1963, Association of Graduates USAFA
  1966, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Last Updated:
May 29, 2013


A graduate of the USAF Academy in Colorado, 1st Lt. Lee "Larry" Adams served out of Takhli RTAFB, Thailand.

On April 19, 1966, he was flying a bombing mission in an F-105D over Quang Binh Province, North Vietnam, about 20 miles southwest of the city of Quang Khe. His aircraft was observed to crash with no ejection seen and no emergency beeper signals heard. He was listed as MIA until his remains were discovered, identified, and returned to his family in Willits, California in 2005.

According to the news in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat in California, Larry's cremated remains were brought to the Adams Family ranch in Willits to be scattered there with those of his parents. The headline appeared May 29, 2005
(JOINT POW/MIA ACCOUNTING COMMAND (JPAC) Public Affairs (808) 448-1935 RELEASE NO. 05-18 May 19, 2005 MISSING IN ACTION FROM VIETNAM WAR IDENTIFIED)!topic/alt.obituaries/pmcnwWaAWrM
"Vietnam MIA gets funeral Rites for remains of airman from Willits -- 39 years late" (obituary from San Francisco Chronicle, 2 June 2005.

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