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PersonID19650765
NameCrew, James Alan
BranchUSAF
RankMajor
Graduation1965
KIA Date11/10/1967
SquadronCS 17
Home TownWindber
Home StatePA
High SchoolWindber Area HS, Windber, PA
High School ActivitiesOutstanding drafting student, football, track, wrestling
Post High SchoolJohnstown College, University of Pittsburgh, Two Semesters
Academy ExperiencesWrestling, Physics Club
Academic Degree MajorBS - Engineering Sciences - USAFA
Active Duty AssignmentsPilot Training, Pilot F-4C
KIA ConflictVietnam
Combat InformationF-4C, 389th Tac Ftr SQ, 366th Tac Ftr Wg, DaNang AB, RVN
Killed In Action MissionCause of death unknown. Suspect mid-air collision of two F-4s 10 NM southeast of Dong Hoi, NVN while on air strike. Acft never returned to friendly control
Next of KinPatricia A., Wife, Dyanna L., Daughter, Emanuel Crew, Father, Pearl Crew, Mother (also shown as Edna Mae Crew)
Burial SiteRemains never returned
MIA InformationMIA 11/10/1967 to 12/04/1978
Aeronautical Speciality RatingPilot
Notable Decoration Awards2 DFCs, 11 AM, PH, 1 AFCM, 1 NDSM,
CommentsEagle Scout earned God and Country Award
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