JOHN M COLE
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HONORED ON PANEL 13E, LINE 11 OF THE WALL

JOHN MATTHEW COLE

WALL NAME

JOHN M COLE

PANEL / LINE

13E/11

DATE OF BIRTH

06/18/1946

CASUALTY PROVINCE

GIA DINH

DATE OF CASUALTY

12/04/1966

HOME OF RECORD

PHILADELPHIA

COUNTY OF RECORD

Philadelphia County

STATE

PA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

AIR FORCE

RANK

A2C

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JOHN MATTHEW COLE
POSTED ON 8.6.2000
POSTED BY: ROBERT BAILEY

NEVER FORGET THE AIR FORCE SECURITY GUARDS

THANKS TO JOHNNY COLE AND HIS BUDDIES FROM THE 377TH A.P.S.FOR GUARDING THE BASE AT TAN SON NUHT, VIETNAM. OUR SQD. PULLED OUT SEVERAL WEEKS BEFORE THE ATTACK THAT TOOK YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS LIVES(THREE AIR FORCE SECURITY GUARDS AND THREE SECURITY DOGS).I NEVER KNEW YOU WERE THERE UNTIL I GOT MISDIRECTED MAIL FROM HOME WITH A PICTURE OF YOU FROM THE REVIEW AND THAT YOU WERE K.I.A.,A FEW WEEKS AFTER.WE PLAYED STICK BALL(BASEBALL) WITH THE GUYS FROM SHARPE AND SALAIGNAC STREET ONE TIME OR ANOTHER IN THE STREETS OF MANAYUNK;WE ALSO ATTENDED THE SAME HIGH SCHOOL. MOST OF US WENT INTO THE SERVICE SOON AFTER THAT,WE WERE ALL KIDS.
THANK YOU FOR GUARDING THE BASE WHILE I WAS THERE,I OWE YOU ONE NEIGHBOR AND BROTHER AND THANK YOU TO YOUR BUDDIES PAST AND PRESENT AND THE WARDOGS. BOB BAILEY
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