Anderson, Vincent Craig, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1441A-Forward Air Controller
Last AFSC Group
Air Operations
Primary Unit
1972-1972, 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
Service Years
1971 - 1972
First Lieutenant

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Los Angeles
Last Address
Da Nang AB, South Vietnam


Casualty Date
Sep 26, 1972
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vinh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01W 075

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 Unit Assignments
35th Flying Training Squadron20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
  1971-1971, 35th Flying Training Squadron
  1972-1972, 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
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  1965-1973 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
T-38 Talon  OV-10 Bronco  
  1971-1972, T-38 Talon
  1972-1972, OV-10 Bronco
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First Lieutenant Vincent Craig Anderson was from Los Angeles, California and born on 2 October 1948. He was 23 and single when he died. Lt. Anderson was a Covey Forward Air Controller assigned to the 21st Tactical Air Support Squadron at Tan Son Nhut Airport at Saigon. He was flying OV-10 S/N 67-14685 when it was hit by ground fire strafing a target 10 miles north of Phu Vinh in Vinh Long Province South Vietnam. Lt. Anderson served 162 days in combat. His body was recovered.


 


   
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