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Memorial to the USAF Forward Air Controllers
Who Died in Southeast Asia

 

RANK

NAME

THE WALL

CALLSIGN

KIA DATE

Location

Organization

1962

Capt

Herbert W. Booth. Jr

01E, 13

DORA CORN

15-Oct-62

SVN

1st Air Commando

TSgt

Richard L. Foxx

01E, 13

DORA CORN

15-Oct-62

SVN

1st Air Commando

1963

Lt

Billy J. Coley

01E, 39

 

20-Dec-63

Ba Xugen, SVN

1st Air Commando

Lt

Donald A. Mollicone

01E, 39

 

20-Dec-63

a Xugen,  SVN

1st Air Commando

1964

Capt

Kurt C. McDonald

01E, 80

 

31-Dec-64

Danang/ Ashau, SVN

1st Air Commando

Capt

Homer C. McIntyre

01E, 60

 

28-Jul-64

Go Cong, SVN

1st Air Commando

1/Lt

Uwe-Thorsten Scobel

01E, 47

 

25-Mar-64

IV Corps, SVN

1st Air Commando

Capt

Richard L. Whitesides

01E, 48

BIRD DOG

26-Mar-64

SVN

1st Air Commando

1965

1/Lt

Robert M. Carn, Jr.

02E, 69

RED MARKER

29-Aug-65

SVN

19th TASS

1/Lt

Jerome Elkins

02E, 67

BIRD DOG

27-Aug-65

SVN

 

Capt

Francis E. Geiger

02E, 43

BIRD DOG

23-Jul-65

SVN

 

Capt

Donald R. Hawley

04E, 20

RED MARKER

17-Dec-65

SVN

19th TASS

Capt

James C. Kindel

04E,16

 

14-Dec-65

Tuyen Duc, SVN

 

Capt

Don R. Lewis

01E, 87

 

9-Feb-65

Khanh Hoa, SVN

 

Maj

William W. McAllister

01E, 106

BARON

22-Apr-65

SVN

21st TASS

Capt

John D. Musgrove

02E, 106

RASH

4-Oct-65

SVN

1st Cav

Capt

George H. Norton

02E, 52

BIRD DOG

13-Aug-65

SVN

20th TASS

Maj

Harley B. Pyles

02E, 125

BIRD DOG

18-Oct-65

SVN

20th TASS

1/Lt

Thomas A. Sanders

02E, 30

 

7-Jul-65

Khanh Hoa, SVN

 

Capt

Paul J. Simon

04E,15

 

14-Dec-65

Tuyen Duc, SVN

 

Capt

Thomas J. Tolliver

02E, 89

 

18-Sep-65

Binh Dinh, SVN

 

Capt

Paul R. Windle

02E, 26

RED MARKER

30-Jun-65

SVN 

19th TASS

1966

Maj

Stuart M. Andrews

05E, 98

BARON

4-Mar-66

SVN 

21st TASS

Maj

Fred E. Bailey

08E, 9

 

5-Jun-66

Binh Dinh, SVN

 

1/Lt

Craig S. Blackner

04E, 132

 

2-Feb-66

Long An, SVN

 

Capt

Joseph O. Brown

06E, 22

NAIL

18-Apr-66

Laos 

23rd TASS

Capt

David A. Farrow

07E, 57

HOUND DOG

13-May-66

Laos 

20th TASS

Capt

Joseph B. Fearno

06E. 30

 

21-Mar-66

Lam Dong, SVN

 

Maj

Lawrence J. Frahman

08E, 119

 

2-Jul-66

Quang Nam, SVN

 

Capt

Charles S. Franco

08E, 16

 JADE

7-Jun-66

SVN 

19th TASS

A1C

Andre R. Guillet

07E. 17

GOMBEY

18-May-66

Laos  

20th TASS

Capt

Harlow K. Halbower

04E, 50

PYTHON

2-Jan-66

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Lee D. Harley

07E, 81

GOMBEY

18-May-66

Laos  

20th TASs

Capt

David H. Holmes

06E, 10

HOUND DOG

15-Mar-66

Laos  

20th TASS

Capt

Marshall M. Holt, Jr.

05E, 95

GOMBEY

2-Mar-66

SVN  

20th TASS

Capt

John C. Jacobs

08E, 17

JADE

7-Jun-66

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Donald L. Jacobsen

12E, 37

HOUND DOG

7-Nov-66

SVN  

20th TASS

1/Lt

H. Walker Kaiser

10E, 91

VIPER

13-Sep-66

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Joseph A. Machowski

07E, 108

BARON

24-May-66

SVN  

21st TASS

Capt

Paul A. Meiners

05E, 96

GOMBEY

2-Mar-66

SVN  

20th TASS

Capt

Dan B. Packard

08E, 31

HOUND DOG

10-Jun-66

Laos  

20th TASS

Capt

William L. Schultz

11E, 63

LOPEZ

8-Oct-66

SVN  

20th TASS

Capt

William W. Smith

09E, 64

BIRD  DOG

23-Jul-66

SVN  

20th TASS

Capt

Warren P. Smith, Jr.

08E, 77

NAIL  

22-Jun-66

Laos  

23rd TASS

Capt

Charles F. Swope

12E, 49

 BIRD DOG

9-Nov-66

SVN  

20th TASS

Capt

Edmund F. Thornell

10E, 85

 

10-Sep-66

Phu Yen, SVN

 

Capt

Ronald E. Tinsley

09E, 72

 

24-Jul-66

Gia Dinh, SVN

 

Capt

Thomas H. Wolfe

08E, 106

NAIL

28-Jun-66

Laos  

23rd TASS

Capt

Karl E. Worst

05E, 96

GOMBEY

2-Mar-66

Laos  

20th TASS

1967

1/Lt

Arthur J. Abramoff

14E, 56

CAGEY

20-Jan-67

SVN

 

Capt

James H. Bennett, Jr.

28E, 100

COVEY  

18-Sep-67

SVN

 

Capt

Gardner Brewer

26E, 69

TOGO

14-Sep-67

SVN

 

Capt

Richard W. Budka

32E, 56

COVEY  

25-Dec-67

SVN

 

Capt

Douglas H. Butterfield

21E, 57

RASH  

5-Jun-67

SVN

1st Cav

Maj

Morrison A. Cotner

18E, 106

CUTIE  

28-Apr-67

SVN  

21st TASS

Maj

Ommie T. Cox, Jr.

32E, 9

HERB

16-Dec-67

SVN  

21st TASS

Maj

John C. Egger, Jr.

29E, 14

COVEY  

3-Nov-67

NVN

 

Capt

Tonie L. England, Jr.

17E, 2

CIDER

21-Mar-67

SVN

 

1/Lt

Walter H. Forbes, III

17E, 3

CIDER

21-Mar-67

SVN

 

Capt

Lucius L. Heiskell

14E, 129

NAIL

6-Feb-67

NVN  

23rd TASS

Lt Col

Lester E. Holmes

20E, 81

COVEY  

22-May-67

NVN

 

Capt

Kenneth D. Krehbeil

28E, 40

RASH  

20-Oct-67

SVN

1st Cav

1/Lt

Alva R. Krogman

14E, 45

NAIL

17-Jan-67

Laos  

23rd TASS

Maj

Billy E. Lankford

32E, 57

HELIX

25-Dec-67

SVN  

20th TASS

1/Lt

George B. Menges

13E, 110

NAIL

2-Jan-67

Laos  

23rd TASS

1/Lt

John W. Mower

17E, 46

ELLIOT

25-Mar-67

SVN  

21st TASS

Capt

Edgar E. Nuschke

14E, 64

COVEY  

21-Jan-67

SVN

 

Capt

Albert F. Sayer, Jr.

26E, 38

JADE

8-Sep-67

SVN  

19th TASS

Maj

Jerry A. Sellers

32E, 60

COVEY  

25-Dec-67

SVN

 

Capt

William G. Sipos

17E, 111

LOPEZ

6-Apr-67

SVN  

20th TASS

Lt Col

Norris R. Smith

26E, 17

 

6-Sep-67

Pleiku, SVN

21st TASS

Maj

Wilbur T. Stair

14E, 77

VIPER

25-Jan-67

SVN  

19th TASS

1/Lt

John W. Vandeventer

18E, 77

NILE

23-Apr-67

SVN   

19th TASS

Capt

Hilliard A. Wilbanks

15E, 18

WALT

24-Feb-67

SVN  

21st TASS

Capt

Derex S. Williams, Jr.

25E, 36

COVEY  

23-Aug-67

SVN

 

1968

Maj

Robert Ball

58W, 17

TRAIL

10-Jun-68

SVN  

20th TASS

Maj

Charles D. Ballou

39W, 31

RAVEN

7-Nov-68

Laos

 56th SOW

Capt

Sam F. Beach

34E, 61

COVEY  

17-Jan-68

SVN

 

Capt

Thomas J. Beyer

50W, 34

HELIX  

30-Jul-68

SVN  

20th TASS

Maj

Charles E. Blair

45E, 33

WALT

19-Mar-68

SVN  

21st TASS

Maj

David G. Brenner

56W, 6

JAKE

13-Jun-68

SVN  

19th TASS

1/Lt

Ivan J. Campbell

38W, 33

NAIL

22-Nov-68

Thailand

Maj

Jerry L. Chambers

65E, 4

NAIL

22-May-68

Laos  

23rd TASS

Capt

Larry J. Clanton

45E, 61

KENNY

23-Mar-68

SVN  

19th TASS

1/Lt

Johnnie C. Cornelius

54W, 2

COVEY  

26-Jun-68

NVN

 

Capt

Bruce A. Couillard

45E, 38

SIDEWINDER

20-Mar-68

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

George M. Cunningham

42W, 4

NILE

24-Sep-68

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Samuel M. Deichelmann

45W, 49

RAVEN

6-Sep-68

SVN

56th SOW

Maj

Freddie D. Dickens

41W, 68

ALLEN

17-Oct-68

SVN  

20th TASS

Capt

Richard L. Edwards

40W,24

LOPEZ

23-Oct-68

SVN  

20th TASS

1/Lt

Albert A. Englehardt

44E, 67

NAIL

16-Mar-68

SVN  

23rd TASS

Capt

William H. Fabian

39W, 65

SIDEWINDER

14-Nov-68

SVN  

19th TASS

Maj

Allen E. Fellows

45E, 39

COVEY  

20-Mar-68

Laos

 

Major

Wayne A. Ferguson

56W, 2

TONTO

16-Jun-68

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Bruce B. Greene

36W, 16

ISSUE  

13-Dec-68

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Charles F. Griffin

36W, 16

ISSUE  

13-Dec-68

SVN  

19th TASS

1/Lt

George B. Hamilton

41W, 66

ISSUE  

16-Oct-68

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Gregg Hartness

38W, 66

COVEY  

26-Nov-68

Laos

 

Maj

Carl F. Karst

39W, 74

SNUG

16-Nov-68

SVN

 

Capt

James F. Lang

52E, 39

RASH  

28-Apr-68

SVN

1st Cav

Maj

Edward E. McBride

38W,77

RAVEN

27-Nov-68

Laos

 56th SOW

Capt

Harreld P. Martin

47W, 48

 LOPEZ

23-Aug-68

SVN  

20th TASS

Lt Col

Andrew Matyas

40E, 10

 

18- Feb- 68

Phong Din, SVN

 

Capt

Anthony J. Pearson

40W, 14

SLEEPYTIME

21-Oct-68

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Jack C. Plumb

45W, 28

HELIX  

2-Sep-68

Thailand

 

Maj

Marion E. Reed

40W, 25

BARKY

23-Oct-68

SVN  

20th TASS

Capt

Lon D. Richards

47W, 52

HELIX  

23-Aug-68

SVN  

20th TASS

A!C*

Victor Romero

45E, 35

WALT

19-Mar-68

SVN  

21st TASS

Capt

Griffin E. Scarborough

59E, 15

HELIX  

12-May-68

SVN  

20th TASS

Capt

Marlin L. Siegwalt

40W, 60

RAVEN

30-Oct-68

Laos

 56th SOW

Maj

Wilbur A. Skaar, Jr.

62E, 12

CIDER

17-May-68

SVN 

 

Capt

Lewis P. Smith, II

62W, 2

COVEY  

30-May-68

Laos

 

Maj

Herman Smits, Jr.

53W, 23

TUM

5-Jul-68

SVN  

21st TASS

Maj

Robert E. Staley

57E, 33

 

9-May-68

Quang Tri, Thailand

Maj

Richard C. Swift

38W, 39

NAIL

22-Nov-68

Thai 

23rd TASS

Capt

Harold R. Vogel

57W, 21

 

14-Jun-68

Sa Dec, SVN

 

Capt

Ralph R. Wensinger

40W, 16

SLEEPYTIME

21-Oct-68

SVN  

19th TASS

Maj

Robert F. Woods

54W, 4

COVEY  

26-Jun-68

NVN

 

Maj

Louis C. Zucker

45E, 44

SIDEWINDER

20-Mar-68

SVN  

19th TASS

                        * TACP Radio Operator

1969

Capt

John J. Bach, III

26W, 12

RAVEN

20-Apr-69

Laos

56th SOW

2/Lt

John R. Baldridge, Jr.

16W, 97

LOPEZ

20-Nov-69

Laos  

20th TASS

Capt

Francis J. Birchak

35W, 69

BOMBER

11-Jan-69

SVN  

22nd TASS

Lt Col

Frank H. Briggs

35W, 69

DART

19-Oct-69

SVN  

22nd TASS

Capt

William O. Burkett

27W, 93

RAKE

16-Apr-69

SVN  

21st TASS

Capt

Joseph K. Bush

32W, 3

RAVEN

10-Feb-69

Laos

56th SOW

Maj

Harry J. Coates, Jr.

16W, 27

HELIX

4-Nov-69

SVN  

20th TASS

1/Lt

Glenn R. Cook

17W, 100

CUTIE  

21-Oct-69

SVN  

21st TASS

1/Lt

Daniel R. Davis

19W, 59

RAVEN

18-Aug-69

Laos

56th SOW

Capt

Jackie L. Dickens

23W, 41

BILK  

2-Jun-69

SVN

101st Abn.

Maj

Philippe B. Fales

16W, 83

RASH  

16-Nov-69

SVN

1st Cav

1/Lt

James R. Gilmore

23W, 44

JAKE

2-Jun-69

SVN

1st Cav

Capt

Remi H. Greeff

38W, 22

 

30-Jan-69

Gia Dinh, SVN

 

Capt

Kenneth J. Hamrick

19W, 39

BOMBER

14-Aug-69

SVN  

22nd TASS

1Lt

Hal K. Henderson

20W, 86

 

2-Aug-69

Quang Tin, SVN

 

Capt

James D. Hoag

22W, 89

KENNY

19-Jun-69

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Charles L. Karr

16W, 29

HELIX

4-Nov-69

SVN  

20th TASS

Maj

David L. Knott

15W, 94

RASH  

26-Dec-69

SVN

1st Cav

Capt

Donald A. Luna

33W, 33

NAIL

1-Feb-69

Laos  

23rd TASS

1/Lt

Phillip L. Mascari

26W, 100

NAIL

2-May-69

Laos  

23rd TASS

Capt

Leon J. Pierce

27W, 96

RAKE

16-Apr-69

SVN  

21st TASS

Lt Col

Walter A. Renelt

16W, 103

LOPEZ

20-Nov-69

Laos  

20th TASS

Capt

Robert F. Rex

30W, 95

NAIL

9-Mar-69

Laos  

23rd TASS

1/Lt

Kennard E. Svanoe

23W, 48

COVEY

2-Jun-69

SVN

 

Capt

James C. Woods

17W, 92

DART

19-Oct-69

SVN  

22nd TASS

Maj

Mannifred Yates

18W, 80

SNAP

13-Sep-69

SVN  

22nd TASS

  1970

1/Lt

 Henry L. Allen

12W, 44

RAVEN

26-Mar-70

Laos

56th SOW

Maj

James P. Allenberg

06W, 128

HELIX  

18-Dec-70

SVN  

20th TASS

1/Lt

James S. Baird

13W, 13

BILK  

15-Feb-70

SVN

101st Abn

Lt

Jerry E. Bevan

07W, 69

COVEY

17-Sep-70

SVN

 

Capt

Wendell L. Brown

11W, 67

ISSUE

29-Apr-70

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Robert W. Brunson

07W, 124

NAIL

11-Oct-70

Cambodia

23rd TASS

Capt

Park G. Bunker

05W, 14

RAVEN

30-Dec-70

Laos

56th SOW

Lt

James M. Butler

08W, 48

COVEY

24-Jul-70

SVN

 

Maj

Joseph L. Chestnut

07W, 132

RAVEN

13-Oct-70

Laos

56th SOW

Maj

James W. Clement

13W, 110

SPEEDY

11-Mar-70

SVN

 

Capt

James E. Cross

11W, 44

RAVEN

24-Apr-70

Laos

56th SOW

1/Lt

Thomas A. Duckett

06W, 116

NAIL

12-Dec-70

Laos

 

1/Lt

John E. Duffy

12W, 92

JAKE

4-Apr-70

SVN

1st Cav

1/Lt

Garrett E. Eddy

07W, 103

RUSTIC

1-Oct-70

Cambodia

19th TASS

Capt

Richard G.Elzinga

12W, 45

RAVEN

26-Mar-70

Laos

56th SOW

1/Lt

Robert D. Hauer

07W, 39

CUTIE

5-Sep-70

SVN  

21st TASS

Capt

Gerald E. Hull

13W, 14

BILK  

15-Feb-70

SVN

101st Abn

Capt

William A. Justice

09W, 116

COVEY

3-Jul-70

Cambodia

 

1/Lt

Paul F. Klug

13W, 110

SPEEDY

11-Mar-70

SVN  

22nd TASS

Lt

Peter J. Landry

06W, 140

TRAIL

5-Nov-70

SVN  

20th TASS

1/Lt

John A. Lehecka

14W, 23

COVEY

10-Jan-70

Laos

 

Capt

Michael J. McGerty

07W, 28

COVEY

31-Aug-70

SVN

 

Capt

Richard W. Meacham, Jr.

10W, 81

COVEY

22-May-70

SVN

 

Lt Col

Robert K. Milbrath

06W, 40

TRAIL

5-Nov-70

SVN  

20th TASS

1/Lt

Steven A. Mueller

14W, 44

ELLIOT

18-Jan-70

SVN  

21st TASS

1/LT

Jose N. Ortiz

11W, 69

ISSUE

29-Apr-70

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Jerry N. Phillips

11W, 87

NILE

2-May-70

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

John P. Powell

08W, 10

BARKY  

13-Aug-70

SVN  

20th TASS

LtCol

Jerry W. Pyle

10W, 19

LOPEZ

11-May-70

SVN  

20th TASS

Capt

G. David Reese, III

11W, 47

RAVEN

24-Apr-70

Laos

56th SOW

1/Lt

John L. Ryder

09W, 35

MIKE

9-Jun-70

SVN   SOG

SOG

Capt

William S. Sanders

09W, 107

NAIL

30-Jun-70

Laos  

23rd TASS

Maj

Owen G. Skinner

06W, 117

NAIL

12-Dec-70

Laos  

23rd TASS

Capt

James L. Smith

05W, 13

COVEY

28-Dec-70

Laos

 

Capt

Rodney H. Stone

11W, 88

NILE

2-May-70

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Ronald E. Storz

01E, 110

BIRD DOG

23-Apr-70

NVN  

20th TASS

1/Lt

Michael S. Vrablick

07W, 104

RUSTIC

1-Oct-70

Cambodia

19th TASS

  1971

Maj

Richard H. Defer

02W, 43

RAVEN

18-Oct-71

Laos

56th SOW

1/Lt

Charles E. Engle

05W, 130

RAVEN

22-Feb-71

Laos

56th SOW

1/Lt

William R. Finn

02W, 91

COVEY

24-Dec-71

Laos

 

1/Lt

James L. Hull

05W, 120

COVEY

19-Feb-71

Laos

 

1/Lt

John W. Kennedy

03W, 132

JAKE

16-Aug-71

SVN

1st Cav

Maj

Harold B. Lineberger

05W, 67

SPIKE

29-Jan-71

Cambodia

 

Maj

Herbert Miller

03W, 1

BARKY

21-Apr-71

SVN  

20th TASS

Capt

Dennis E. Morgan

03W, 18

RAVEN

29-Apr-71

Laos

56th SOW

Capt

Charles P. Russell

02W, 83

RAVEN

3-Dec-71

Laos

56th SOW

1/Lt

Robert E. Ryan

02W, 56

NAIL

30-Oct-71

Laos  

23rd TASS

1/Lt

John M. Rydlewicz

03W, 130

RASH  

12-Aug-71

SVN  

1st Cav

1/Lt

Stephen R. Scrivener

04W, 55

HAMMER

17-Mar-71

Laos

 

Capt

Douglas M. Seeley

04W, 56

HAMMER

17-Mar-71

Laos

 

1/Lt

Daniel W. Thomas

03W, 102

NAIL

6-Jul-71

Laos  

23rd TASS

1/Lt

Timothy M. Tucker

02W, 91

COVEY

24-Dec-71

Laos

 

1/Lt

Willis G. Uhls

05W, 98

RAVEN

11-Feb-71

Laos

56th SOW

Maj

William E. Wood, Jr.

03W, 2

BARKY

21-Apr-71

SVN  

20th TASS

  1972

Capt

Barry K. Allmond

01W, 23

SUNDOG

11-May-72

SVN  

19th TASS

1/Lt

Vincent C. Anderson

01W, 75

COVEY

26-Sep-72

SVN

 

Capt

Steven L. Bennett

01W, 51

COVEY

29-Jun-72

SVN

 

Maj

John L. Carroll

01W, 90

RAVEN

7-Nov-72

Laos

56th SOW

1/Lt

Richard N. Christy, II

02W, 107

SUNDOG

17-Feb-72

Cambodia

19th TASS

Capt

Francis X. Egan

01W, 96

COVEY

19-Dec-72

SVN

 

1/Lt

Arthur H. Hardy

02W, 114

 COVEY

14-Mar-72

Laos

 

Capt

Richard W. Herold

01W, 69

RAVEN

2-Sep-72

Laos

56th SOW

1/Lt

John H. Haselton

01W, 23

SUNDOG

11-May-72

SVN  

19th TASS

Capt

Paul V. Jackson, III

01W, 105

RAVEN

24-Dec-72

Laos

56th SOW

Capt

Thomas J. Jozefowski

01W, 49

TUM

25-Jun-72

SVN  

21st TASS

Lt Col

Carl O. McCormick

01W, 81

COVEY

6-Oct-72

SVN

 

Capt

Harold L. Mischler

01W, 104

RAVEN

23-Dec-72

Laos

56th SOW

Capt

George H. Tousley, III

02W, 105

RAVEN

8-Feb-72

Laos

56th SOW

1/Lt

Richard S. Voigts

01W, 31

COVEY

24-May-72

SVN

 

1/Lt

Bruce C. Walker

02W, 133

COVEY

7-Apr-72

SVN

 

Maj

George B. Waring

01W, 65

Quang Nam

25-Aug-72

Quang Nam, SVN

 

Capt

David L. Yoakum

01W, 49

TUM

25-Jun-72

SVN  

21st TASS

1973

1/Lt

Joseph Gambino, Jr.

01W, 116

RUSTIC

8-Apr-73

Cambodia

23rd TASS

1/Lt.

Richard T. Gray

01W, 118

NAIL

5-Jun-73

Cambodia

 

Capt

Ted B. Hallenbeck

01W, 115

AU-23

5-Feb-73

Thai   

23rd TASS

Capt

George W. Morris, Jr.

01W, 112

NAIL

27-Jan-73

SVN   

23rd TASS

1/Lt

Mark A. Peterson

01W, 113

NAIL

27-Jan-73

SVN   

23rd TASS

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