Taliaferro, Glenn Johnson, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1971-1971, 1st Special Operations Squadron
Service Years
1969 - 1971
First Lieutenant

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
El Dorado, Kansas
Last Address
Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Aug 02, 1971
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Sunset Lawns Cemetery - El Dorado, Kansas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03W 122

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1971, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviator (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
Air Force Bases/ Installations56th Special Operations Wing1st Special Operations Squadron
  1970-1971, Hurlburt Field FL
  1971-1971, 56th Special Operations Wing
  1971-1971, 1st Special Operations Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1971-1971 Non-operation sorties/Reconnaissance missions over Laos
 Colleges Attended 
Butler Community CollegeUniversity of Kansas
  1964-1966, Butler Community College
  1966-1968, University of Kansas
 My Aircraft/Missiles
A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)  
  1971-1971, A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Details of Operations
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt Taliaferro entered the Air Force on 26 September 1969.

In the Vietnam War, he was the pilot of an A-1J (tail number 52-142053).  This aircraft was lost 20 miles north  of Nam Ngum Reservoir, Vientiane Province, Laos when it was shot down by ground fire.
Photo excerpted from: http://skyraider.org/skyassn/classpics/hurlphot.htm
A-1 Skyraider Training Class photos Hurlburt Field, Florida (Eglin Air Force Aux 9) Class #71-10 Lt Mike Rutschow, Lt Glen J. Talliaferro (KIA 71/08/02), Capt Click, Lt John E. Lackey (78/05/01), Maj Larry Gazzola, Capt Don Whaylen (deceased).

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