Carl Benjamin Austin Missing in Action December 2, 1965

Carl Benjamin Austin 


Unit: Fighter Squadron 114 

Date of Birth: 13-Sep-23
Date of Death: 2-Dec-65
City: Woodburn
State: OR

Notes: Commander Austin was a member of Fighter Squadron 114, Carrier Air Wing 11, U.S. Navy aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CVA-63). On December 2, 1965, he was flying in a McDonnell Douglas Phanton II Fighter (F-4B) over North Vietnam when he was killed. 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 Carl Benjamin Austin? 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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