Major Richard F. Risner, USMC
3rd Battalion, 27th Marines

Date of Birth:
Home City of Record:
Date of Loss: 20 August 1968
Country of Loss: South Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 153000N 1084130E
Status (in 1973): ESCAPEE

Escaped 08/22/68


Escaped 08/22/68

Incident Type: Ground

No further information is available at this time.

Personal information from Scopesys database - Incident information compiled from Federal Research Division -

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