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PersonID19620080
NameBaker, Samuel James
BranchUSAF
RankCaptain
Graduation1962
KIA Date10/23/1966
SquadronCS 10
Home TownSarasota
Home StateFL
High SchoolSarasota Senior HS
High School ActivitiesFootball, Basketball, Track, Boy Scouts, Key Club, Class VP
Post High SchoolUniversity of Florida 1957-58, AFROTC
Academy ExperiencesSki Club, Automobile Club, Rally Club, Falconeer
Academic Degree MajorBS, Engineering Sciences - USAFA
Active Duty AssignmentsPilot Training, Pilot B-47, Pilot C-130E, Pilot T-28,
KIA ConflictVietnam
Combat Information606th Air Commando Squadron, Nakhon Phanom AB, Thailand.
Killed In Action MissionT-28 Aircraft crashed on a familiarization flight near Nakhon Phanom, Thailand
Next of KinSandra L. Baker (wife) Mr & Mrs Samuel Baker (parents)
Burial SiteUSAFA
MIA Information
Aeronautical Speciality RatingPilot
Notable Decoration AwardsPromoted to Captain Posthumously
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