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PersonID19630600
NameClark, Thomas Edward
BranchUSAF
RankMajor
Graduation1963
KIA Date2/8/1969
SquadronCS 11
Home TownEmporium
Home StatePA
High SchoolCameron County High School
High School ActivitiesFootball, Natl Honor Soc.
Post High SchoolPenn State Univ. '57-'59
Academy ExperiencesSki Club,Commandant's List,Hunting Club, Forum, Squadron Operations Officer, Professional Studies Group
Academic Degree MajorB.S.-International Relations-USAFA
Active Duty AssignmentsPlt Tng, Copilot B-52, Pilot F-100
KIA ConflictVietnam
Combat InformationPlt F-100D, 416TFSq, 37 TFW, Phu Cat RVN
Killed In Action MissionWith the war in the North halted the North Vietnamese moved their defenses onto the Ho Chi Minh Trail. USAF responded by flying more sorties in southern Laos. On a mission to destroy an anti-aircraft gun position near Ban Kapay, 25 miles west of the DMZ, Capt Clarkís aircraft was hit by 23mm ground fire and he crashed before he was able to eject.
Next of KinKathleen M. Clark (wife), Mrs Josephine A Clark (mother)
Burial Site
MIA InformationMIA: 02-08-1969 to 09-28-1973
Aeronautical Speciality RatingPilot
Notable Decoration AwardsPH AM
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