Thomas P. Hanson

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Miami, FL

Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force

Rank: Major

Major Thomas P. Hanson trained at Reese AFB, and was later stationed at Eglin, AFB. While serving with 555th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, 7th Air Force, Hanson’s F-4 went down on a combat mission over Quang Binh Province, North Vietnam. He was MIA for 12 years, before being designated KIA/BNR (Killed in Action/Body not Recovered).

Thomas was a loving, kind human being to all.

He will forever be remembered for the sacrifice he made for his country.

Age: 26

Date of Death: September 05, 1967

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