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Capt Larry Albert "Lar" Moore
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1940
Marshall County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1967, Thailand

In loving memory of... Capt. Larry Albert Moore.

You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in those who knew you. You will live on because we remember you!

Age: 27
Date of Birth Mar 8, 1940
Next of Kin - Diane E. Moore. Daughters, Mary A. and Susan M. Moore, all from St. Charles,ILL. Parents, Father, Mr. Elmer Louis Moore, born in 1903 and Died 1977 and Mother, Naomi S. Moore, Born Aug. 18, 1905 and died Sept. 4, 1997, both of Marion, Iowa.

***** I was with Larry the night he died. I would like to contact his widow or his daughters. Please email me at Arvid Peterson

CAPT - O3 - Air Force -
Casualty was on Dec 6, 1967
Body was recovered
PersonID - 19642420
Graduation - 1964
KIA Date - 12/6/1967
Squadron - CS 05
High School - Marion HS
High School Activities - Class Officer, Baseball, Football, Track, Wrestling, National Honor Society
Post High School - AF Enlisted, E-3, 2 years; USMA Prep School
Academy Experiences - Wrestling, Group Training Officer, Fishing Club
Academic Degree Major - BS - USAFA
Active Duty Assignments - Enl - Radio Repairman, Pilot Training (did not complete), Nav Training, EWO Training, EWO - EB-66

KIA Conflict - Vietnam
Combat Information - EB-66C, 41st Tac Electronics Warfare Sq, Takhli AB, Thailand
Killed In Action Mission - Acft Experienced control problems while on GCA landing at Takhli AB, Acft crashed 2,000-3,0000 feet short of runway. Three crewmembers ejected, three died.
Next of Kin - Diane E. (wife), Mary A. & Susan M. (daughters)
Burial Site - USAFA
Aeronautical Speciality Rating - Electronics Warfare Officer
Notable Decoration Awards - 1 DFC, 1 PH, 1 AM

Panel 31E - Line 50

Other Personnel In Incident:
Lt Col Jack M Youngs (KIA)
Capt Larry A Moore (KIA)
1Lt Paul S Krzynowek (KIA)
3 crew, names unknown (survived) An EB-66C electronic warfare aircraft crashed while landing at Takhli due to a control system failure. Unfortunately, three of the six-man crew were killed in the accident.

Captain Larry A. Moore was killed on 6 December 1967 while on a reconnaissance mission in Thailand.

The EB-66C aircraft he was Electronics Warfare Officer on crashed approximately 2,000-3,000 feet east of the south end of the Takhli runway.

The aircraft was making a normal GCA landing approach when the pilot radioed they were having control problems and directed the crew to eject.

Three members ejected safely; however, Capt Moore did not survive the crash.

MOORE, Larry A.
Class of 1964
- killed in action on 6 December 1967 as an EB-66C electronic warfare officer
- plane making a normal CGA landing approach when pilot radioed he was experiencing control problems and directed crew to eject
- plane crashed 2000-3000 feet east of the south end of the Takhli runway
- 3 crewmembers survived, 3 didn't
- member of the 41st Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron at Takhli RTAFB, Thailand
- as a cadet, served as flight commander and group training officer with rank of Cadet Major and made the Commandant's List six semesters
- strong and dedicated
- buried in USAFA Cemetery and his name is on the USAFA War Memorial

Bullets compiled by Heather Beer, Association of Graduates intern, Summer 2005.


Family links: 
  Elmer Lewis Moore (1903 - 1977)
  Naomi S. Mentzer Moore (1905 - 1997)
  Harry Edward Moore (1938 - 2015)*
  Larry Albert Moore (1940 - 1967)
*Calculated relationship
United States Air Force Academy Cemetery
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA
Plot: 003 E 013
Maintained by: Eddieb
Originally Created by: HEE
Record added: Feb 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17921915
Capt Larry Albert Lar Moore
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Capt Larry Albert Lar Moore
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Capt Larry Albert Lar Moore
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- Eddieb
 Added: Jan. 18, 2015
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Feb. 24, 2013

- Eddieb
 Added: Jan. 22, 2013
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