Dedicated to the Preservation of the
U.S. Air Force Helicopter History
John William George, Captain, USAF (KIA)10 June 1945 – 25 November 1971
37th ARRS, Vietnam
He was a Vietnam War Era casualty on November 25, 1971.
★ He served with honor in the United States Air Force.
★ Remembered by the people of Tennessee
★ May his example inspire us to be strong and responsible global citizens. We can do great things. Together.
John William George was born on June 10, 1945. According to our records Tennessee was his home or enlistment state and Stewart County included within the archival record. We have Big Rock listed as the city.
He had enlisted in the Air Force. Entered via Reserve Military. Served during the Vietnam War. He began his tour on September 5, 1971. He had the rank of Captain. Served with 7th Air Force, 37th ARRS.
George was reported missing and ultimately declared dead on November 25, 1971. Recorded circumstances attributed to: “Hostile Died While Missing, Air Loss Crash – Land, Helicopter – Crew”. Incident location: South Vietnam, Gia Dinh province
John is honored on the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 02w, Line 72.
★ 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