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NameSingleton, Jerry A.
BranchU.S. Air Force
Current StatusRetired
SquadronCS 17
Home TownOklahoma City,
Home StateOK
High SchoolJohn Marshall High School
High School ActivitiesFootball, Basketball, Baseball, Natl Honor Society, English Award, Science Award, Boys' State, Lietzeiser Scholastic Award
Post High SchoolNone
Academy ExperiencesDean's List(1), Model Eng.Club, Ski Club, Fishing Clyb, Acquatic ClubSq Ops Off (1) Flt Cmdr(1), Mgr Wrestling Team
Academic Degree MajorBS-unspec. Mth - 1974
Active Duty Assignments Before CapturePlt Tng, Webb AFB, TX Helicopter Plt Tng, Ft. Rucker, AL. Plt CH-3C Det 5, 38 ARRSq, Nakhon Phenom AB, Thai
Capture ConflictVietnam
Combat InformationSEA Combat tour began 5 Oct, 1965
Capture MissionCH-3C shot down over North Vietnam, on 6 Nov, 1965.
MIA Information and DatesContinued in MIA status until 17 Jan, 1967
Capture Date11/6/1965
POW Locations and DatesHanoi, North Vietnam
Release Date2/12/1973
Rank at Capture1st Lt
Rank at ReleaseCapt
Military and Civilian Jobs after ReleaseStudent SMU Law School-1973 Dallas Theological Seminary 1973-1978 Chaplain 3750 ABGp, Sheppard AFB, TX 1978 Chaplain 1776 ABGp, Andrews AFB, MD. 1978-1980 Chaplain 21 TFWg, Elmendorf AFB, AK. 1980-1982 Retired 1 Nov, 1985 LtCol Student North Texas State Univ. 1985-1986 Accountant, CPA Daseke Mgmt. CO 1987-1`991 CPA 1991-Present
Burial Site
Aeronautical Speciality RatingHelicopter Pilot
Notable Military & Civilian Decorations & AwardsSS(2), LM, DFC,BS(3),PH(2), MSM, AFCM
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