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NameMcManus, Kevin J.
BranchU.S. Air Force
Current StatusDeceased
SquadronCS 05
Home TownBabylon
Home StateNY
High SchoolBishop Loughlin Memorial High School, Babylon, NY
High School ActivitiesBasketball,4H Club, School Magazine
Post High SchoolNone
Academy ExperiencesSupt's List(4),Dean's List(7),Comm's List(5), Ski Club,Forum,Ring Cmte,Prof Studies,
Academic Degree MajorBS-Humanities USAF Academy 1964¶BS-Basic Science USAF Academy 1964¶BS-Engineering Sciences USAF Academy 1964
Active Duty Assignments Before CapturePltTng,VanceAFB,OK,Plt,92ndTFSq,BentwatersRAF StnUK,Plt,390thTFSq,DanangAB,RVN
Capture ConflictVietnam
Combat InformationSEA Tour Commenced 30 October, 1966
Capture MissionFourth in a flight of four F-4Cs, aircraft was reported on fire. Both pilots ejected, two good parachutes were seen and two beepers heard for several seconds
MIA Information and DatesReported MIA on 14 June, 1967¶Changed to captured on 4 Augbust, 1967
Capture Date6/14/1967
POW Locations and DatesVarious locations in and around Hanoi, NVN
Release Date2/18/1973
Rank at Capture1st Lt
Rank at ReleaseCapt
Military and Civilian Jobs after ReleaseStu,Duke Univ,ConstrO/CMfgOpnsDiv/C ContrBr,FairchildRepublicCorp,FarmingdaleNY,Dir/ActionO,CompResourses,HqUSAF,Pentagon,DC,OUSDR&EDirMsnCrit Resources,COO/DirBusDvp,RobbinsGioiaInc, DivMgrAT&T
Burial SiteArlington National Cemetery, VA.
Aeronautical Speciality RatingSenior Pilot
Notable Military & Civilian Decorations & AwardsDDSM,SS(2),LM,DFC,BS,PH(2),AM(11),AFCM(2),POWM
CommentsRetired as LtCol 30 September, 1984¶ Deceased 31 July, 2008
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