VANLOAN, JACK LINWOOD
Name: Jack Linwood VanLoan
Branch/Rank: UNITED STATES AIR FORCE/O4/Pilot
Date of Birth:
Home City of Record: CORVALLIS OR
Date of Loss: 20-May-67
Country of Loss: NORTH VIETNAM
Loss Coordinates: 212500 North 1062500 East
Status (in 1973): Returnee
Other Personnel in Incident: JOSEPH MILLIGAN, returnee
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. 2016
REMARKS: 7303O4 RELEASED BY DRV
ALIVE IN 96/RET COL/WIFE JANIS/LIVES SC
No further information available at this time.
Jack Van Loan Oral History Interview, November 7, 2014
Title “A Prisoner of War for More than Two-Thousand Days”
Date November 7, 2014
Location Memorial Union, Oregon State University.
E M wrote:
On Veterans Day a life-size statue of one of our own, Jack Van Loan, was
unveiled at Centennial Plaza, Five Points, right in the middle of Downtown
Columbia (SC). After his retirement Jack spent many years working and
improving the Five Points area.
Over a thousand people were in attendance, including a US Senator,
Congressmen and local politicians. Ev Southwick and I were there. On Sunday
at Jack's church, Spring Valley Baptist, the three of us replicated our
Hanoi worship service. Jack boasted that for-six years he never missed a
Sunday service. GBALL, Red
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