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PersonID640300
NameBliss, Ronald G.
BranchU.S. Air Force
Current StatusDeceased
Graduation1964
SquadronCS 19
Home TownCheyenne
Home StateWY
High SchoolCheyenne High School, Cheyenne, WY.
High School ActivitiesNatl Honor Society, Basketball, Boy Scouts, High School ROTC, High School Paper & Yearbook
Post High School
Academy ExperiencesSupt's list(3), Dean's List(4), Comm's List(3), Basketball, Ski Club
Academic Degree MajorBS- Unspec - USAFA '64 JD- Baylor University '76
Active Duty Assignments Before CapturePlt Tng - Reese AFB, TX. Plt F-105 Nellis AFB, NV. Plt F-105 357th TFS, 355th TFW, Takhli AB. Thai
Capture ConflictVietnam
Combat Information
Capture MissionF-105D mission over Hanoi, aircraft str4uck by enemy fire. Ron ejected near Mach 1, went unconscious and upon revival found he was a prisoner.
MIA Information and DatesN/A (captured on shoot-down)
Capture Date9/4/1966
POW Locations and DatesHanoi, North Vietnam
Release Date3/4/1973
Rank at Capture1st Lt
Rank at ReleaseCapt
Military and Civilian Jobs after ReleaseT-38 Pilot, Randolph AFB, TX. Stu. Balor Univ. Law School Atty & Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski Law Firm, Houston, TX,
Burial SiteNational Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
Aeronautical Speciality RatingPilot
Notable Military & Civilian Decorations & AwardsSilver Star, DFC, Air Medal(3) Purpe Heart(2), BSM(3), POWM Inducted - Texas Aviation Hall of Fame Best lawyers in America National Regisstry of "Who's Who" Selected as "Texas Superlawyer Chairman of Texas Aerospace Commission
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