JOHN L BRIM
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HONORED ON PANEL 17E, LINE 66 OF THE WALL

JOHN LARUE BRIM

WALL NAME

JOHN L BRIM

PANEL / LINE

17E/66

DATE OF BIRTH

04/19/1942

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NAM

DATE OF CASUALTY

03/29/1967

HOME OF RECORD

PRINCESS ANNE

COUNTY OF RECORD

City Of Virginia Beach

STATE

VA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

AIR FORCE

RANK

SSGT

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JOHN LARUE BRIM
POSTED ON 10.13.2005
POSTED BY: CLAY MARSTON

IN REMEMBRANCE OF THIS MOST HEROIC UNITED STATES AIR FORCE SERVICEMAN, A POSTHUMOUS RECIPIENT OF THE SILVER STAR, WHOSE NAME SHALL LIVE FOREVER MORE


STAFF SERGEANT

JOHN LARUE BRIM


who served with the


4th AIR COMMANDO SQUADRON

14th AIR COMMANDO WING

7th AIR FORCE


was a posthumous recipient of the


SILVER STAR

DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS

PURPLE HEART

AIR MEDAL

USAF GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL

NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL

VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL

REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM CAMPAIGN SERVICE MEDAL


and was entitled to wear


USAF AIRCREW WINGS



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STAFF SERGEANT
JOHN LARUE BRIM


TECHNICAL SERGEANT
GUY JOSEPH BRUNGARD


CAPTAIN
JOHN BISHOP CABANA JR.


STAFF SERGEANT
JAMES LEWIS FIELDS


CAPTAIN
WILLIAM HADLEY HOSEA


CAPTAIN
HERBERT CHARLES RICE


AIRMAN FIRST CLASS
ROBERT EDWIN RUONAVAARA


ALL OF THESE SEVEN USAF SERVICEMEN

LOST THEIR YOUNG LIVES ON

MARCH 29, 1967

WHILE FLYING A MISSION IN THEIR

AC-47 GUNSHIP

(PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON)

WHEN THE AIRCRAFT WAS SHOT DOWN

WHILE PROVIDING AIR SUPPORT TO OUR

GROUND FORCES ENGAGED WITH THE ENEMY





YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN

NOR SHALL YOU EVER BE





29 APRIL 1999



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