CARPENTER, RAMEY LEO
REMAINS RETURNED AND ID'd 06/24/98

Name: Ramey Leo Carpenter
Branch/Rank: United States Navy/O3
Unit:
Date of Birth: 21 October 1942
Home City of Record: NORMAN OK
Date of Loss: 31 March 1969
Country of Loss: LAOS
Loss Coordinates: 173958 North  1050957 East
Status (in 1973): Killed in Action/Body not Recovered
Category: 2
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: FA5C #150842
Missions:
Other Personnel in Incident:
Refno: 1420

Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File.

REMARKS: KHAMMOUANE - 5 miles NW of NHOMMARATH

CACCF CRASH/AIRCREW  4 YRS USN

No further information available at this time.

06/24/98
The Armed Forces Identification Review Board (AFIRB) has very recently
finalized approval of five identifications recommend by the Central
identification Laboratory (CILHI).  Those announced as accounted for include
Commander Danforth E. White, USN, and Lt. Commander Captain Ramey L.
Carpenter, USN, missing since March 31, 1969, in Laos and Major William H.
Condit, Jr., and Lt. Terry M. Reed, both USAF, missing since June 23, 1969, in
South Vietnam.  The remains of Commander White Lt. Commander Carpenter were
jointly recovered in Laos on March 3, 1997.  The remains of Major Condit and
Lt. Reed were jointly recovered in south Vietnam on November 29, 1994.  The
remains of one additional American, jointly recovered in South Vietnam on May
6, 1988, were also identified, but his family requested that his name not be
released.