Cesky, Charles James, Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1966-1970, 6421, MacDill Air Force Base
Service Years
1942 - 1970
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Baltimore, Maryland
Last Address
Valrico, Florida

Date of Passing
May 11, 1993
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 40, Site 606

 Official Badges 

Air Force Retired AAFTTC Instructor


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces AssociationAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2016, American Fighter Aces Association
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was credited with 8.5 shootdowns before he himself was shot down.  
He was however, rescued by British soldiers and returned to his unit.
In the late '40's and early '50's he was a supply officer; but exact assignments are unknown.
 
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
Enlistment record
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=1107
http://www.cieldegloire.com/014_cesky_c_j.php
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_352.php
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=122516526
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
328th Fighter SquadronUS Air ForceAir Training CommandLogistics Units
Air Force Institute of TechnologyUnited States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)Air Force Bases/ Installations
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 328th Fighter Squadron
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 352nd Fighter Group
  1955-1957, 7511, Air Training Command
  1957-1960, 6421, 20th Logistics Support Squadron
  1960-1963, Air Force Institute of Technology
  1963-1966, 1411, United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)
  1966-1970, 6421, MacDill Air Force Base
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
 Colleges Attended 
University of South Florida
  1970-1974, University of South Florida
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1944-1945, P-51/F-51 Mustang
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