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PersonID650960
NameDonald, Myron L.
BranchU.S. Air Force
Current StatusRetired
Graduation1965
SquadronCS 03
Home TownMoravia
Home StateNY
High SchoolMoravia Central School, Moravia, NY.
High School ActivitiesFootball,Basketball,Baseball, Natl Honor Soc
Post High SchoolNone
Academy ExperiencesModelEngrClub, Ski Club, Automobile Club, ProfStudies
Academic Degree MajorBs-Unspec UAF Academy - 1965 MA EngLit Univ of AZ 1982 ACSC(S) 1979 DefInfoOffCrse 1977
Active Duty Assignments Before CapturePltTng,CraigAFB,AL, Plt,F-4,476th TFSq,GeorgeAFB,CA, Plt,F-4,497thTFSq,UbonAB,Thai
Capture ConflictVietnam
Combat InformationSEA Tour Commenced 11 September, 1967
Capture Missionon 23 Feb,1968,Donald's F-4D was struck by intense hostile fire.Donald ejected immediately with a good parachute and clear beeper.Voice contact was established during descent and on the ground-he stated he was unhurt. No further contact.
MIA Information and DatesDeclared as MIA on 23 February,1968 Changed to Captured on 8 August,1969
Capture Date2/23/1968
POW Locations and DatesVarious locations in and around Hanoi,NVN
Release Date3/14/1973
Rank at Capture1st Lt
Rank at ReleaseCapt
Military and Civilian Jobs after ReleaseStu,Univ of Az, StuDefInfOffSch, InfOff,MASDC,Davis-MonthanAFB,AZ, StuUnivof AZ,EditAIRSCOOP Mag,HqUSAFE, ChPubAff,416thBobWg,GriffisAFB,Rome,NY,Self Employed Carpenter
Burial SiteN/A
Aeronautical Speciality RatingPilot
Notable Military & Civilian Decorations & AwardsLM,DFC,BS(2),PH,MSM,AM(5),AFCM(2)
CommentsRetired as LtCol 31 August,1986
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