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Dana Allen Dilley, Captain, USAF (KIA)August 22, 1940 – March 14, 1970
Dana Allen Dilley, Captain, USAF (KIA)
August 22, 1940 – March 14, 1970
He was a Vietnam War Era casualty on March 14, 1970.
★ He served with honor in the United States Air Force.
★ Remembered by the people of Ohio
★ May his example inspire us to be strong and responsible global citizens. We can do great things. Together.
Dana Allen Dilley was born on August 22, 1940. According to our records Ohio was his home or enlistment state and Muskingum County included within the archival record. We have Duncan Falls listed as the city.
He had enlisted in the Air Force. Entered via Regular Military. Served during the Vietnam War. He began his tour on November 20, 1969. He had the rank of Captain.
Dilley experienced a traumatic event which resulted in loss of life on March 14, 1970. Recorded circumstances attributed to: “Died through hostile action, air crash on land”. Incident location: South Vietnam, Quang Duc province.
Dana is honored on the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 13w, Line 126
★ Purple Heart★ National Defense Service Medal★ Vietnam Campaign Medal★ Vietnam Service Medal★ Air Force Presidential Unit Citation★ Vietnam Gallantry Cross★ Air Force Good Conduct Medal