|Unit||39 FTR INTCP SQ 35 FTR INTCP GP|
|Rank||Captain U.S. Air Force|
|Date of Death||June 20 1951|
|Status||Missing In Action|
Courts of the Missing
Distinguished Flying Cross
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
World War II Victory Medal
For his leadership and valor, Captain Coleman was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Air Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Captain Coleman was a veteran of World War II. In Korea he was the pilot of a F-51D Mustang night fighter with the 39th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 35th Fighter-Interceptor Group. On June 20, 1951, while on a combat mission, he was attacked by two MiGs. His aircraft lost a wing and crashed into the bay near Sinmi-do, Korea. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on January 31, 1954. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.