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PersonID692255
NameJackson, Charles A.
BranchU.S. Air Force
Current StatusRetired
Graduation1969
Squadron
Home TownCharleston
Home StateWV
High SchoolStonewall Jackson Hugh School, Charleston, WV.
High School ActivitiesTrack, CrossCountry, Class President, Boy Scouts, Boys State
Post High SchoolWest Virginia State College - 2 Semesters
Academy ExperiencesSkiClub, ScubaClub, FishingClub, GunClub, SaddleClub, WaterSkiClub, ProfStudies
Academic Degree MajorBS-Geog USAF Academy 1969
Active Duty Assignments Before CapturePltTng,MoodyAFB,GA,NavTng,MatherAFB,CA, WSO,F-4D,433rdTFSq,UbonAB,Thai
Capture ConflictVietnam
Combat InformationSEA Tour commenced on 28 April,1972
Capture MissionF-4D aircraft was struck by intense hostile fireand was observed descending in flame. No parachutes were seen and no beepers were heard.
MIA Information and DatesReported MIA on 27 jUNE,1972 Chanded to Captured on 30 June,1972
Capture Date6/27/1972
POW Locations and DatesVarious locations in and around Hanoi,NVN
Release Date2/12/1973
Rank at CaptureCapt
Rank at ReleaseCapt
Military and Civilian Jobs after ReleasePltTng,WilliamsAFB,AZ,41stMASq,CharlestonAFB,SC
Burial SiteN/A
Aeronautical Speciality RatingNavigator
Notable Military & Civilian Decorations & AwardsPH(2),AM(3),POWM
CommentsMedically retired as Captain on 6 September,1979
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