O'Keefe, Richard William, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 315th Tactical Airlift Wing
Service Years
1969 - 1971
First Lieutenant

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1945
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mt Kisco, New York
Last Address
Phan Rang AB, RVN

Casualty Date
Feb 11, 1971
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Ninh Thuan
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
05W 097

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 Unit Assignments
310th Tactical Airlift Squadron315th Tactical Airlift Wing
  1970-1971, 1151A, 310th Tactical Airlift Squadron
  1970-1971, 315th Tactical Airlift Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1971 Vietnam War
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The Citadel
  1965-1969, The Citadel
 My Aircraft/Missiles
UC-123B/K  Ranch Hand  
  1970-1971, UC-123B/K Ranch Hand
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
 UC-123K Tail #56-4373 boots 24 July 70 7th Air Force 315th Tactical Airlift Wing 310th Tactical Airlift Squadron

------- The record suggests that the following airmen perished that day in the same incident: 1Lt Charles Deas MSgt Donald Dunn TSgt Clyde Hanson 1Lt Richard OKeefe LtCol Daniel Tate -------
   
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