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.