Arthur William Cofer
Arthur William Cofer enlisted in the USAF and in 1969 was serving with the 612th Tactical Fighter Squadron/27th Tactical Fighter Wing/7th Air Force out of Phu Cat AB, Vietnam, with the rank of Captain.
On March 10, 1969, Cofer was on a Close Air Support mission flying F-100 #56-3380 when his aircraft was hit by hostile fire 25 miles West of Nha Trang. He was declared dead while Missing in Action. No further information is available, though he is listed as buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Arthur W. Confer is honored on Panel 30W, Row 100 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC.
- 1969 612th Tactical Fighter Squadron/27th Tactical Fighter Wing/7th Air Force out of Phu Cat AB, Vietnam
Awards & Decorations
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Vietnam Gallantry Cross
Air Force Good Conduct Medal
Military & Civilian Education