Thomas Yuji Adachi Missing in Action Vietnam April 22, 1970

Thomas Yuji Adachi

Master Sergeant

Unit: 16th Special Operations Squadron

Date of Birth: 3-Apr-46
Date of Death: 22-Apr-70
City: Los Angeles
State: CA

Notes: Master Sergeant Adachi was a member of the 16th Special Operations Squadron, Ubon Air Base, Thailand. On April 22, 1970, he was the gunner of a Lockheed Attack Aircraft Gunship II (AC-130A "Spectre") on a commando hunt mission over the Ho Chi Minh trail in southern Laos. During its fourth strike his aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire and began burning. He parachuted to the ground and was declared missing. His remains were recovered on November 15, 1993 and identified on September 1, 1995. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Fore more information see: http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/ac-130.htm

Did you know Thomas Yuji Adachi? 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 he has not been forgotten.

 

 

 

2 comments:

Unknown said...

My wife has his POW/MIA bracelet. She has had it for about 30years.

Gino78 said...

My wife has his POW/MIA bracelet. She has had it for about 30years.