Combat SAR Operations

Combat SAR SAR Pix LBJ Support USS Evans Special M-60 Carrier Ops UnRep Misc Ops

14 September 1966

Rescue of 1st Lt John Casper, USAF

Lt W. P. Matthews/Lcdr Leon Houglum/AX3 Don Stanford/AX3 Chester Wood - vectored to position deep inside the Fai Tsi Long island chain to rescue USAF F-105 Thunderchief pilot 1st Lt John Casper of the 421st TFS. Heavy enemy fire drives off USAF UH-16. A-1 RESCAP suppress enemy fire.

 
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