Wade McCook

Korean War
Service #AF16014880
RankTechnical Sergeant U.S. Air Force
Date of DeathFebruary 1 1952
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Technical Sergeant McCook was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Technical Sergeant McCook was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress with the 372 th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Wing based at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. On February 1, 1952 his aircraft collided with another B-29A five miles off Bolo Point, Okinawa. Search and rescue effort was unsuccessful.