Edwin A. McKoy

Korean War
Service #3124A
RankLieutenant Colonel U.S. Air Force
Date of DeathMarch 23 1951
National Defense Service Medal
Lieutenant Colonel McKoy was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Lieutenant Colonel McKoy was a passenger aboard a C-124 Globemaster transport assigned to the Strategic Air Command at Gander, Newfoundland. On March 23, 1951, the aircraft was enroute from Gander to Mildenhall Air Base, England when it disappeared about six hundred miles from Ireland, killing all 53 airman on board.