Allan Julius StearnsMajor
12TH ACS, 315TH ACW, 7TH AF
United States Air Force
03 September 1927 - 20 July 1967
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The database page for Allan Julius Stearns
He was the grandfather I never met but I still love him with all my heart.
I have pictures, my father's memories, and the thoughts of the love I wish to share with him. He will always be my hero.
I love you Grandpa!!
A Note from The Virtual WallOn 20 July 1967 the 12th Air Commando Squadron lost its second aircraft, UC-123B tail number 54-0630, while conducting a RANCH HAND defoliation mission near Gia Vuc, some 30 miles southwest of Quang Ngai. The aircraft was making a spray run at 150 feet when it was hit by a hail of small arms fire, crashed, and burned. All five crewmen were killed:
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
Last updated 08/10/2009