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TSGT Joel C. Mayo
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1945, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1980, Iran

TSGT Joel C. Mayo was killed in Iran during a rescue mission when Jimmy Carter was President.

On April 25, 1980 an attempt was made to rescue American's being held hostage in Iran. The mission had to be called off, but 8 men lost their lives that day. All 8 servicemen whose lives were lost in the aborted rescue attempt are honored with a memorial located at Arlington National Cemetery . "Sgt Mayo is also buried at Arlington National Cemetery. He is buried in a common grave with two others. They share an Air Force monument headstone." 
 
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 Parents:
  James Z. Mayo (1918 - 1988)
  Mary Alice Mayo (1923 - ____)
 
Burial:
Bonifay Cemetery *
Bonifay
Holmes County
Florida, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: Betty Anne Greene Spear
Record added: Mar 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18262229
TSGT Joel C. Mayo
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TSGT Joel C. Mayo
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TSGT Joel C. Mayo
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Your sacrifice is not forgotten. Thank you. May you RIP.
- Grateful American
 Added: Dec. 1, 2016

- BarbaraLL
 Added: Apr. 27, 2016

- Christina
 Added: Apr. 25, 2016
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