|Name||Driscoll, Jerry D.|
|Branch||U.S. Air Force|
|High School||De La Salle High School, Chicago, IL.|
|High School Activities||Baseball|
|Post High School||St Mary's College - 1 yr.
MBA Central Michigan Univ. - 1978|
|Academy Experiences||Ski Club, Ring Cmte, Catholic Choir, Saddle Club, Prof Stu Club, Sq
|Academic Degree Major||BS - Public Affairs|
|Active Duty Assignments Before Capture||Plt Tng, Craig AFB, AL.
Plt Tng F-105 4520th CmbtCrTng Sq. Nellis AFB, NV.
23rd TFWg. McConnel AFB, KS.
469th TFSq 388 TFWg Korat AB, Thai|
|Combat Information||SEA tour commenced 10 Nov, 1965. Jerry advanced to element
leader then to flight leader in the first few months of his tour|
|Capture Mission||On 24 April, 1966 on his 112th Combat Mission, his F-105 was
struck in the engine section by ground fire near Hanoi NVN. The
aircraft caught fire and when it broke in half, Jerry ejected. No
beeper or chute detected|
|MIA Information and Dates||Reported MIA - 24 April, 1966. Changed to POW - 17 Jan. 1967|
|POW Locations and Dates||Hanoi, North Vietnam - 81 months|
|Rank at Capture||1st Lt|
|Rank at Release||Capt|
|Military and Civilian Jobs after Release||FLt Cmdr/InstPlt F-4e 308thTFSq Homestead AFB, FL
F-105/A-10 Action OffAFisc Norton AFB, CA.
Chief Fgtr/Tngr Branch AFISC Norton AFB, CA.
InstPlt 50th FTSq Columbus AFB, MS.
Cmdr 3614CCTSq Fairchild AFB, WA.
Prof AFROTC Det85, Univ CA, Berkeley, CA.Plt B727 American
Airlines, Chicago, IL.
Plt/Cpt Netjets Aviation, Columbus, OH.
|Aeronautical Speciality Rating||Command Pilot|
|Notable Military & Civilian Decorations & Awards||Silver Star(1) LOM(2) DFC(3) BS(2) AM(10) PH(2) MSM(2) AFCM(3)|
|Comments||MA Degree - Central Michigan Univ
MBA Degree - Univ of Utah|