Van Cleave, Walter Shelby, Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 37th Tactical Fighter Wing
Service Years
1951 - 1969
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dallas
Last Address
Phu Cat AB

Casualty Date
Apr 22, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
26W 028

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Air Force Commander


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 Unit Assignments
US Air Force480th Tactical Fighter Squadron37th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1968-1969, 366th Combat Support Group
  1969-1969, 480th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1969-1969, 37th Tactical Fighter Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
  1968-1969 Non-operation sorties/Reconnaissance missions over Laos
 Colleges Attended 
Texas A&M University
  1944-1948, Texas A&M University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-4 Phantom  
  1968-1969, F-4 Phantom
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Profile incomplete:  Details of service.
Lt. Col Walter Shelby Van Cleave served as the  Vice-commander of the 366th Combat Support Group, Danang. His tour began on 22 August 1968.

In April 1969, he was reassigned as a squadron commander of the 480th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 37th Tactical Fighter Wing at Phu Cat AB.  

 
   
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