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NameShively, James R.
BranchU.S. Air Force
Current StatusDeceased
SquadronCS 15
Home TownSpokane
Home StateWA
High SchoolWest Valley High School, Millwood, WA.
High School ActivitiesBaseball, Tennis,Boy Scouts, Class President,
Post High SchoolNone
Academy ExperiencesSupt's List(7),Dean's List(7),Comm's List(8)
Academic Degree MajorBS-MilSci USAF Academy 1964¶MA-IntlRel Georgetown Univ 1965¶JD-Gonzaga Univ 1977
Active Duty Assignments Before CaptureStuGeorgetownUniv, PltTng,WilliamAFB,AZ, ¶PltF-105,357thTFSq,TakhliAB,Thai
Capture ConflictVietnam
Combat InformationSEA Tour Commenced 15 November,1966
Capture MissionAfter departing the target on a strike mission, pilot reported he had been hit and the fire warning light was on.Lead observed the fire and directed the pilot to eject, Transmissions continued for a brief period. A brief beeper was heard, but no parachute was seen. A news report confirmed capture
MIA Information and DatesReported MIA on 5 May, 1967¶Changed to Captured on 11 May,1967
Capture Date5/5/1967
POW Locations and DatesHanoi Hilton,Hanoi,NVN
Release Date2/18/1973
Rank at Capture1st Lt
Rank at ReleaseCapt
Military and Civilian Jobs after ReleaseStuGonzagaUniv,Atty,PvtePractice,First AsstUSAtty,Eastern District of Washington
Burial SiteCremated - DOD 18 Febuary, 2006
Aeronautical Speciality RatingPilot
Notable Military & Civilian Decorations & AwardsSS(2),LM,DFC(2),BS,PH(2),AM(8)
CommentsResigned as Captain 2 September,1974
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