Allard, Michael John, LT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 131X, VA-153 Blue Tail Flies
Service Years
1963 - 1967

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Schofield, WI
Last Address
Schofield, WI

Casualty Date
Aug 30, 1967
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
25E 067 / Section: 66 Grave: 6328

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryAmerican Battle Monuments Commission
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2014, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, American Battle Monuments Commission

 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Coral Sea (CVA-43)VA-153 Blue Tail Flies
  1966-1967, 131X, USS Coral Sea (CVA-43)
  1966-1967, 131X, VA-153 Blue Tail Flies
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
 Colleges Attended 
Marquette University
  1959-1963, Marquette University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Aug 04, 1993, Remains Return to US Soil
  Oct 21, 2000, Remains Identified
  Jul 17, 2012, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt. Michael John Allard USN was buried at Arlington National Cemetary on Monday March 19, 2001. Lt. Allard was a native of Wausau, Wisconsin and a 1963 graduate of Marquette University. He was shot down August 30, 1967 just north of Vietnam's DMZ while flying an A-4 on his second attack mission from USS Coral Sea (CVA-43). He was 26 years old and was survived by a wife and three children. His remains were returned by the Vietnamese in Aug 4, 1993 and identified Oct 21, 2000.

Lt. Michael Allard of VA-155 (the "Bluetails") was flying an A-4E Bu No 151025 modex NL 313.
rosetta medalWhen an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.
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