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Holyokeís Fallen from the Vietnam War 

LEONARD LEE KASTER

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Birth Date:  September 24, 1938

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Race:  Caucasian

Religion:  Other, Not Reported

U.S. Citizen:  Yes

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Marital Status:  Single

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Home of Record:  Holyoke, Massachusetts

Service Branch:  Air Force                           

Service Component:  Reserve                      

Rank:  First Lieutenant

Rank Abbrev:  1LT   

Pay Grade:  O2        

MOS:  -----                 

MOS Title:  Navigator

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Date Tour Commenced: August 6, 1964

Major Command:  13th Air Force                 

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Air Wing:  405th Fighter Wing                 

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Casualty Date:  August 6, 1964

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Casualty Age:  25

Casualty Data 1: Non-Hostile, Died While Missing           

Casualty Data 2:  Air Loss, Crash on Land    

Casualty Data 3:  Fixed Wing - Crew            

Casualty Province:  Long Khanh

Casualty Country:  South Vietnam 

Casualty Coordinates:  YT 270 349 (110953 North 1070444 East)              

Located In Or Near:  near Sang Dong Nai River

Casualty Vehicle:  B-57B Canerra

Co-casualties:  MIA/BNR:  CPT Fred C. Cutrer, Jr.

Body Recovered:  No (UPDATE: Remains Identified 10/30/01; see http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/llkaster)

Burial/Memorial:

Burial Location:  ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

Burial Plot Location:  SECTION 60  SITE 7902

Burial Date:  June 6, 2002

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Holyokeís Fallen Casualty Order:  1st 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Panel Number:  01E  Line Number:  61

 


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