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PersonID19670350
NameBosiljevac, Michael Joseph
BranchUSAF
RankMajor
Graduation1967
KIA Date10/3/1972
SquadronCS 24
Home TownOmaha
Home StateNE
High SchoolCreighton Preparatory HS
High School ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Boy Scouts, Basketball, Track
Post High School
Academy ExperiencesFlight Commander, Ring Committee, Math Club, Catholic Choir
Academic Degree MajorBS - Basic Science-USAFA MS-Health Physics-U of Minnesota
Active Duty AssignmentsNavigator Training Electronic Warfare Officer Training Navigator
KIA ConflictVietnam
Combat InformationF-105G 17 WWS, 388 TFW, Korat AB, Thailand
Killed In Action 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
Next of KinMary Kay (wife), Susan (daughter) & Michael (son)
Burial SiteOmaha NE
MIA InformationMIA 09-29-1972 - 06-30-1980
Aeronautical Speciality RatingWeapons Systems Operator F-105G
Notable Decoration 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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