Gregory Inman Barras, Missing in Action, Vietnam, December 18, 1968

Gregory Inman Barras


56th Special Operations Wing 

Date of Birth: 13-Oct-32
Date of Death: 18-Dec-68
City: Jackson
State: MS

Colonel Barras was a member of the 56th Special Operations Wing. On December 18, 1968, he was the pilot of a Douglas Attack Skyrader (A-1H) on a mission about 20 miles west of the Mu Gia Pass, Laos when his aircraft was hit by hostile fire. His remains were recovered on June 8, 1991 and identified on November 18, 1998. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information, see: 

Did you know Gregory Inman Barras? Did you serve with him? Did you wear his bracelet? Do you have a story of him or photo to share?  If you can answer yes to any of those questions, please leave a comment, so all can know that he has not been forgotten.

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