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Taps - Lest We Forget

This list of Phoenix fallen was provided by Gary Earls and Ken Morrow, with final accounting notes compiled by Key Mayberry. Gary wrote "Let us pause to remember our fallen, lest we forget ... it was an honor to serve with the men of the finest aviation unit in RVN."

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Deceased During Tour (chronological)
Mills, Andrew L., SP5 KIA 20 Feb 1969 32W, 66
Dunbar, Doyle D., SP5 KIA 15 Apr 1969 27W, 86
Mortensen, Terrence J., WO1 KIA 15 Apr 1969 27W, 85
Warnick, Jerone J., WO1 KIA 15 Apr 1969 27W, 92
Fuchs, Gregory G., CPT KIA 4 Jun 1969 23W, 63
Couch, James R., SFC KIA 20 Jul 1969 20W, 24
Maness, Alan C., WO1 KIA 3 Sep 1969 18W, 28
Forsythe, Thomas L., WO1 KIA 21 Dec 1969 15W, 78
Herndon, Arthur R., CPT KIA 21 Dec 1969 15W, 78
Eggleston, David L., SP4 KIA 21 Dec 1969 15W, 77
Swanson, Donald L., CPT KIA 31 Jan 1970 14W, 87
Arnett, Mahlon R., SP4 KIA 8 Feb 1970 14W, 114
Las Hermes, Philippe L., WO1 KIA 14 Feb 1970 13W, 10
Baxter, Roger B., WO1 KIA 6 May 1970 11W, 108
Poe, Clifford E., CW2 KIA 6 May 1970 11W, 116
Kinne, Allen G., SP5 KIA 6 May 1970 11W, 114
Cole, Robert K., WO1 KIA 18 May 1970 10W, 60
Saunders, Nicholas G., WO1 KIA 18 May 1970 10W, 62
Gray, Carlton C., SGT KIA 18 May 1970 10W, 61
Wilson, John S., WO1 KIA 12 Jun 1970 9W, 49
Baldwin, Larry G., WO1 KIA 20 Sep 1970 7W, 76
Finn, Albert M., 1LT KIA 20 Sep 1970 7W, 77
Dotson, William T., SGT KIA 20 Sep 1970 7W, 76
Felts, Dan O., SGT KIA 20 Sep 1970 7W, 76
Baade, Clifford K., CPT KIA 7 Dec 1970 6W, 111
Doody, Thomas P., WO1 KIA 8 Feb 1971 5W, 87
Stewart, Paul C., CW2 KIA 8 Feb 1971 5W, 89
Bobo, Charles G., SGT KIA 8 Feb 1971 5W, 86
Robertson, John E., CPL KIA 8 Feb 1971 5W, 89
Moreira, Ralph A., WO1 KIA 5 Mar 1971 4W, 25
Nelson, David L., CPT KIA 5 Mar 1971 4W, 25
Hatley, Joel C., SP4 KIA 5 Mar 1971 4W, 24
King, Michael E., SP4 KIA 5 Mar 1971 4W, 24
Pearce, Dale A., WO1 KIA 17 May 1971 3W, 39
Soyland, David P., CW2 MIA/BNR 17 May 1971 3W, 39
Denmark, Robert L., SP4 KIA 31 Dec 1971 2W, 93
Kulland, Byron K., 1LT KIA 2 Apr 1972 2W, 127

Deceased After Tour (alphabetical, ranks during time with Phoenix)
Almer, Paul, 1LT - 12 Apr 1989 (aircraft accident)
Baker, Robert, CPT/CO - Oct 2014 (failing health, per email from son)
Boehringer, Jim - late 1990s (leukemia)
Copney, Clarence F. III, WO1 - 9 Jan 2000 (details unknown)
Daniloff, Fred - 22 Feb 1974 (details unknown)
Doty, Neil "Chuck", 1LT - 30 May 2015 (peacfully at home, per obit)
Glennon, Jack - 4 Oct 2006 (cancer)
Head, William J., MAJ - 27 Feb 1990 (aircraft accident)
Heath, Layne - CW2, Jun 2012
Hickey, Phil - (date unknown, aircraft accident)
Hilt, Terry - 26 Dec 2012 (details unknown)
Hodnutt, John - (late 2009 or early 2010, had history of heart trouble)
Lloyd, Jim, MAJ/CO - Aug 2015 (heart attack, per email from Bob Floyd/XO)
Morrow, Rick - 6 Jun 2005 (see details in Phorum)
Offereins, Otto, CW2 - 20 Nov 2012 (member original Phoenix)
Rutledge, Phillip L., CW2 - 13 Jun 2003 (helicopter accident)
Tindor, Thomas Anthony, WO1 - 8 Aug 2012 (at home under hospice care)
Zick, Ed - 27 May 2006 (in his sleep)

Uncertain (please contact us if you have more information)
Mills, Larry