Coghill, Milo Bruce, SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
113X0-Flight Engineer
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1962-1962, 1st Air Commando Squadron
Service Years
1950 - 1962
Staff Sergeant

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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clarksville, VA
Last Address
Tan Son Nhut AB

Casualty Date
Feb 02, 1962
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Bien Hoa
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01E 005

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 Unit Assignments
377th Troop Carrier Squadron, Assault10th Troop Carrier SquadronUS Air Force464th Troop Carrier Wing
1st Air Commando Squadron
  1956-1958, 377th Troop Carrier Squadron, Assault
  1958-1959, 10th Troop Carrier Squadron
  1959-1962, 43131B, 4500th Operations Squadron
  1962-1962, 464th Troop Carrier Wing
  1962-1962, 1st Air Commando Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1962-1962 Vietnam War
  1962-1962 Vietnam Advisory Campaign (1961-65)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-36 Peacemaker  C-119 Flying Boxcar  C-123 Provider  
  1951-1956, B-36 Peacemaker
  1958-1959, C-119 Flying Boxcar
  1962-1962, C-123 Provider
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
"On 2 February 1962, a C-123 on a training flight for Operation Ranch Hand crashed in South Vietnam, probably the result of ground fire or sabotage. Staff Sergeant Milo B. Coghill, the aircraft's flight engineer, became the first Air Force enlisted member to die in South Vietnam as a result of this crash."

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