National Alliance of Families
Bits n PiecesRemains Identified — The following Air Force personnel were declared identified. They are Major Thomas R. Allen of Woodward, Ok.; Captain Ronald L. Packard of Canon City, Colorado; Major John C. Clark of Brownfield, Texas.; and Major Bobby G. Huggins of Montgomery, Alabama.
According to records, Major Allen and Captain Packard were lost over North Vietnam on July 31, 1967. Major John Clark was lost over Laos on December 5, 1969. His crewmate Patrick Harrold was accounted for and announced in the
last Bits ‘N' Pieces. At that time we asked what about John Clark. Now we know.
Major Bobby Huggins and his crew member were lost over Vietnam on June 4, 1970. No mention was made of the crew member. All remains were accounted for based on mt-DNA testing.
To these families, we hold you in our hearts and offer our prayers during this difficult time. We hope you have the answers, you have waited so long for.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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