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PersonID19670350
NameBosiljevac, Michael J.
BranchU.S. Air Force
Current StatusDeceased
Graduation1967
SquadronCS 24
Home TownOmaha
Home StateNE
High SchoolCreighton Preparatory High School
High School ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Boy Scouts, Basketball, Track
Post High School
Academy ExperiencesFlight Commander, Ring Committee, Math Club, Catholic Choir
Academic Degree MajorBS Unspec-USAFA, MS HealthPhysics-Univ of Minn
Active Duty Assignments Before CaptureNavigator Training Electronic Warfare Officer Training Navigator
Capture ConflictVietnam
Combat InformationF-105G 17 WWS, 388 TFW, Korat AB, Thailand
Capture MissionIron Hand flight locked up by Fan Song radar near Phuc Yen, about 12 NM northwest of Hanoi. Bosiljevac ejected but not recovered. Remains returned on 09- 24-1987
MIA Information and Dates
Capture Date9/29/1972
POW Locations and DatesHoa Lo Prison, Hanoi, NVN
Release Date
Rank at Capture
Rank at Release
Military and Civilian Jobs after Release
Burial SiteOmaha NE
Aeronautical Speciality RatingWeapons Systems Operator F-105G
Notable Military & Civilian Decorations & Awards2 Silver Stars, 3 DFC, Purple Heart, 13 AM
CommentsRemains returned 09/24/1987 and identified 01-1988. *Listed/Presumed to have died in captivity as a POW on 10/03/1972. (forensics showed a much later date of death.)
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