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| January 16, 2022

Missing more than 50 years, Vietnam pilot’s remains to be returned to Grandview family


A missing pilot who gave his life in the Vietnam War could soon be laid to rest by his family.

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said officials recently were able to brief the family of U.S. Naval Reserve Commander Paul C. Charvet on the identification of his remains.

The agency said Charvet, 26, of Grandview, was accounted for March 1, 2021 and that his family has now been given all the information, according to a release from the agency.

He was missing, presumed killed in action, for more than 50 years.

Charvet was the pilot of an A-1H Skyraider airplane assigned to Attack Squadron 215 aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard.

Thanks for the link, David.
Tri-City Herald

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Eric (The OC Tanker

Welcome home. Rest easy in the Mansions of the Lord.


“family of U.S. Naval Reserve Commander Paul C. Charvet” and “The agency said Charvet, 26, of Grandview, was accounted for March 1, 2021”

Promotions were quicker during Viet Nam, but 0-5 at 26 years old?

By the way don’t you just hate it when you read a news article and it does not identify the state. This is Grandview, WA, not Grandview, OK, or some other Grandview.


He was promoted each cycle he was eligible while in MIA status. I am guessing he was finally presumed KIA sometime in the late 80’s.


That makes sense. Doing more research I found him as O-4, LT CDR.


Looking myself, he was lost on 21 Mar 1967, and was held in MIA status until 2 Dec 1977, when he was declared ‘Presumed Killed in Action’. Interesting reading here,

Really sad, tugs at your heartstrings knowing how long this went on for the families and comrades. People today forget how profound the loss of a young man in war really is.

Retired Grunt

I was wondering that too. I was like damn, high speed low drag especially for a reserve officer. Rest in Peace, your journey is over. I don’t know if I like this new format but maybe I’m just showing my age.


Welcome home.
My close air brother.


Welcome home Brother. Rest in peace now


Apologize, off topic.

Just heard the sad news one of the last remaining Tuskegee Airman, Brig Gen Charles McGee, has passed away at 102.

Pioneering Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102 | Stars and Stripes


Welcome home brave warrior. We never stopped looking for you.

A Proud Infidel®™

*Slow Slaute*

Steve C.

Welcome home brother


Sorry it took so long. Welcome Home and Rest Easy, Dearest Sir.