Woods, Carl Julius, LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1965-1965, VA-196 Main Battery
Service Years
1955 - 1965
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

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Home State
North Dakota
North Dakota
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Bottineau, ND

Casualty Date
Sep 28, 1965
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Tonkin Gulf
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02E 097

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 Duty Stations
USS Bonhomme Richard (CVA-31)VA-196 Main Battery
  1965-1965, USS Bonhomme Richard (CVA-31)
  1965-1965, VA-196 Main Battery
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (62-65)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LCDR Woods was flying an armed reconnaissance mission near Qui Vinh, North Vietnam.  His A-1H was hit by antiaircraft artillery.  Woods flew the burning aircraft 40 miles to the Tonkin Gulf, where he bailed out.  A SAR helo arrived quickly, but LCDR Woods was already dead.  He most likely drowned.

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