Hoeksema, Peter P., Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1978-1980, Pease Air Force Base
Service Years
1960 - 1980
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home Town
Harvey, IL
Last Address
14 Back River Rd., Dover, NH 03820

Date of Passing
Dec 27, 2004
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Cold War Medal

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HOEKSEMA, Lt. Col. Peter Paul Hoeksema, USAF, ret., 64, of Dover, NH died peacefully at his home on Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, surrounded by his family. His family lives at 14 Back River Rd., Dover, NH 03820. There was no word on memorial contributions

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Peter Paul Hoeksema

 U.S. Air Force Vietnam veteran

Peter Paul Hoeksema, 64, of Dover died peacefully at his home on Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, surrounded by his family.

 He was born Nov. 11, 1940, in Harvey, Ill., the son of Peter and Bernice (Rehberg) Hoeksema. His mother Bernice resides in Dover.

 He married Karen J. Murphy on Nov. 19, 1966, who survives in the family home.

 He obtained his private pilot's license at the age of 17. He attended technical college, then entered the U.S. Air Force in 1960. He served as a B-52 and FB-111 radar navigator. He flew more than 100 missions over Vietnam in the B-52. He served for two years as head of the KC-135 and FB-111 flight simulators at Pease Air Force Base in Portsmouth, and retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1980.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Strategic Air Command (SAC)Pease Air Force Base
  1966-1967, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1978-1980, Pease Air Force Base
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1962-1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
  1965-1973 Various Air Missions over North Vietnam
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-111 Aardvark  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  
  1966-1966, F-111 Aardvark
  1966-1966, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
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