Veterans' Memorial Project

Gayland Omer Scott

Fairfield, IL

Vietnam War

College: Applied Life Studies

Graduation Year: 1960

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Captain

Date of Birth: 09/28/1937

Date of Death: 10/21/1968

Affiliations: ROTC

Captain Scott died as the result of injuries received in the crash of a C-47 aircraft shortly after takeoff from Tan Son Nhut Air Base in South Vietnam. Assigned to the 6250th Support Squadron, he was a navigator for Headquarters 7th Air Force and the U.S. Embassy.

– taken from Alumni Association archives

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