Joel Mayo – Sergeant, United States Air Force

Killed-in-action on April 25, 1980 in an ill-fated attempt to rescue American hostages held in Iran when two aircraft collided in the desert. He is buried in a common grave with two other crew members, Major Richard Bakke and Major Harold Lewis, United States Air Force, as they were individually unidentiable, in Section 46, Arlington National Cemetery, near the Tomb of the Unknowns.


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