Carl Russell Churchill

United States Air Force
08 July 1945 - 03 May 1970
Bethel, ME
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USAF Pilot

Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Carl Russell Churchill

Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 69-01,
Moody Air Force Base,
remembers our fallen classmates.

These men graduated from pilot training in 1968 but didn't come home from Vietnam and Laos in 1969 and 1970. Their pictures are from our pilot training yearbook.

We will always remember them.

Dave Bowling
flew the C-7 Caribou with the 459th Tactical Airlift Squadron and is remembered at

Fred Carter
went into F-4 PHANTOMS with the 559th Tac Fighter Squadron.
He and his crewmate, Wade A. Greer,
are buried together in Arlington National Cemetery.

Carl Churchill
flew F-4s with the 497th Tactical Fighter Squadron out of Ubon RTAFB in southeast Thailand. He and and his crewmate, LtCol Lawrence Y. Conaway, were shot down on 03 May 1970 northeast of the Plaine des Jarres in Laos.
They haven't come home yet.

Jim Gilmore
flew the O-2 with the 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron.

Ron Knight
flew EC-47s with the 6994TH Security Squadron and is remembered on the
EC-47 site.

The original memorial pages to these men are located at

A memorial from one who remembers,
Alan Baker 
04 Jun 1999

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)