Bishop, Mark Ronald, AQ2

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
AQF-8324-Aviation Fire Control Technician (Fighters)
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Fire Control Technician
Primary Unit
1965-1967, Fighter Squadron ELEVEN (VF-11) Red Rippers
Service Years
1961 - 1967
AQ-Aviation Fire Control
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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
St Petersburg, FL
Last Address
St Petersburg, FL

Casualty Date
Jul 29, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Other Cause
Location
Tonkin Gulf
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 015

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2016, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry


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 Duty Stations
USS Forrestal (CV-59)Fighter Squadron ELEVEN (VF-11) Red Rippers
  1965-1967, USS Forrestal (CV-59)
  1965-1967, Fighter Squadron ELEVEN (VF-11) Red Rippers
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)/USS Forrestal (CVA-59) Fire
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Aug 02, 2016, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was on of the 134 men killed in the 1967 USS Forrestal fire. It was a devastating fire and series of chain-reaction explosions on 29 July 1967, that not only killed 134 sailors, but injured 161 on the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CVA-59), after an electrical anomaly discharged a Zuni rocket on the flight deck. Forrestal was engaged in combat operations in the Gulf of Tonkin during the Vietnam War at the time.
   
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