Jajtner, Raymond Charles, MSgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
11470-Load Master Supervisor
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 11470, 310th Special Operations Squadron
Service Years
1948 - 1966
Master Sergeant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Menomonee Falls
Last Address
Tan Son Nhut AB

Casualty Date
May 18, 1966
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Binh Dinh
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Wisconsin Memorial Park - Brookfield, Wisconsin
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07E 082

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 Unit Assignments
315th Air Commando Wing310th Special Operations Squadron
  1966-1966, 11470, 315th Air Commando Wing
  1966-1966, 11470, 310th Special Operations Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War
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Last Known Activity
MSgt. Jajtner served with  310th Special Operations Squadron, 315th Special Operations Wing, 7th Air Force.

He was aboard a C-123K Provider (#55-4534) that was hit by ground fire near Tanh Linh while on a  "candlestick" (flare) mission.  The aircraft crashed about 6 miles from Bien Hoa Air Base, Bien Hoa Province, South Vietnam.

Capt. Stanley G. Cox
1Lt. Albert R. Wilson
MSgt. Raymond C. Jajtner
A1C William J. Moore
A1C Jerry M. Wall (remains recovered and interred 26 October 2012)

He was awarded the DFC:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross with Combat "V" (Posthumously) to Master Sergeant Raymond Charles Jajtner, United States Air Force, for heroism while participating in aerial flight while serving with the 14th Combat Support Group, 315th Air Commando Wing, SEVENTH Air Force, in Southeast Asia on 18 May 1966.

General Orders: Headquarters, 7th Air Force, Special Orders No. G-488 (June 20, 1966)
Action Date: May 18, 1966
Service: Air Force
Rank: Master Sergeant
Regiment: 14th Combat Support Group, 315th Air Commando Wing
Division: 7th Air Force
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