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NameGruters, Guy D.
BranchU.S. Air Force
Current StatusResigned
SquadronCS 21
Home TownSarasota
Home StateFL
High SchoolSarasota Senior High School, Sarasota, FL.
High School ActivitiesFootball, Tennis, Boy Scouts, Natl Honor Society
Post High SchoolNone
Academy ExperiencesWrestling,Supt's List(2),Dean's List((7),Comm's List(2), Ski Club,Judo Club,Bowman's Club,Spec Warfare Gp, Prof Studies
Academic Degree MajorBS-Engrng USAFA 1964¶MS-Astro PurdueUniv 1965
Active Duty Assignments Before CaptureStu,Purdue Univ,PltTng,MoodyAFB,GA,Plt F-100,LukeAFB,AZ,Plt O-1,HurlburtAFB,FL,FAC,173rdABrnBrgde,DakTo,RVN,Plt,F-100,PhuCatAB,RVN
Capture ConflictVietnam
Combat InformationSEA Tour Commenced 27 February, 1967
Capture MissionFollowing airborne refueling & while returning to target area, all contact was lost with the F-100F. Radio contact was established anf d crew reported they were in captured status.
MIA Information and Datesplaced on captured status 22 December, 1967
Capture Date12/20/1967
POW Locations and DatesVarious locations in and around Hanoi, NVN
Release Date3/14/1973
Rank at CaptureCapt
Rank at ReleaseCapt
Military and Civilian Jobs after ReleasePlt,EasternAirlines, Computer Salesman,IBM COrpVP Mktng,Allison-Craininc.
Burial SiteN/A
Aeronautical Speciality RatingPilot
Notable Military & Civilian Decorations & AwardsSS(2),DFC(2),BS(2),PH(2),AM(10)
CommentsResigned as Captain - 13 August, 1973
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