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Pentagon IDs Vietnam War Airman: DOD officials said that the remains of a US serviceman discovered on one of 11 excursions on the Laos-Vietnam border made between 1994 and 2004 were identified as those of Air Force TSgt. Patrick L. Shannon of Owasso, Okla. Shannon was a member of a radar installation atop Pha Thi Mountain in Laos that was attacked by North Vietnamese commandos in March 1968. Eleven of the 19 servicemen at the site were killed.