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NameCrist, Kenneth Roy
KIA Date12/17/1968
SquadronCS 02
Home TownBrewster
Home StateKS
High SchoolMcDonald Rural HS, McDonald, KS
High School ActivitiesValedictorian, football,track, basketball, 4-H, class officer, FFA
Post High School
Academy ExperiencesShy diving & ski clubs, Squadron Executive Oficer
Academic Degree MajorBS-Mathematics-USAFA
Active Duty AssignmentsPilot Training, Pilot F-4D
KIA ConflictVietnam
Combat InformationF-4D, 390th Tac Ftr Sq. 366 Tac Ftr Wg, Danang AB, RVN
Killed In Action MissionF-4D rolled right and crashed on landing at Danang. Christ ejected as the aircraft struck the ground but died of injuries several days later
Next of KinLeslie J. Wife, Kevin M. Son, Roy D. Crist, Father, Leona W. Crist, Mother
Burial SiteUSAF Academy, 12/24/1968
MIA Information
Aeronautical Speciality RatingPilot
Notable Decoration Awards1 SS, 3 DFCs, 1 BSM, 2 MSMs, 9 AMs, 2 JSCMs, 3AFCMs, 1 Airmen's Medal, 1 PH
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