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PersonID19600105
NameBourque, Valmore William
BranchUSAF
RankCaptain
Graduation1960
KIA Date10/24/1964
SquadronCS 06
Home TownSouth Hadley Falls
Home StateMA
High SchoolSo Hadley HS
High School ActivitiesClass Vice President, Yearbook Editor, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Skiing
Post High SchoolPrep School: Williston Academy, East Hampton Mass
Academy ExperiencesBaseball, Soccer, Ski Club
Academic Degree MajorBS - USAFA
Active Duty AssignmentsPilot Training Pilot C-131 Pilot C-123
KIA ConflictVietnam
Combat Information315th Tac Carrier Group, Tan Son Nhut AB, SVn
Killed In Action MissionC-123B air drop mission near Bu Prang SVn. Struck by ground fire over Cambodia and crashed.
Next of KinLinda L. (wife), Wendy Sue (Daughter)
Burial SiteUSAFA
MIA Information
Aeronautical Speciality RatingPilot, Aircraft Commander C-123B
Notable Decoration AwardsPromoted to Captain Post Humously 1 Purple Heart, 6 Air Medals
CommentsEntered with the Class of 1959, first cadet sworn in. First Graduate KIA
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