Donald Dean Aldern Missing in Action Vietnam War June 29, 1970

Donald Dean Aldren 


Unit: 19th Carrier Air Wing 

Date of Birth: 5-May-30
Date of Death: 29-Jun-70
City: Siuox Falls
State: SD

Notes: Captain Aldern was a member of the 19th Carrier Air Wing, U.S. Navy based on the Aircraft Carrier USS ORISKANY (CVA-34). On June 29, 1970 he was the pilot of a Vought Attack Aircraft Corsair II (A-7A) on a mission over Attopeu Province, Laos when his aircraft was shot down and crashed. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see:

Did you know Donald Dean Aldern? 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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