Bomar, Jack W., Col

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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1973-1974, HQ Pacific Air Forces PACAF
Service Years
1944 - 1974
Officer Collar Insignia
Colonel

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Flint
Last Address
Arizona

Date of Passing
May 21, 2009
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Headquarters Air Force Combat Crew Air Force Retired Headquarters Command, USAF




 Unofficial Badges 

US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal


 Military Association Memberships
Nam-POWS
  1974, Nam-POWS


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
His 1st (of 2) Silver Star Citation reads:

Major Jack W. Bomar distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force in Southeast Asia on 4 February 1967. On that date, Major Bomar navigated an electronic countermeasures support aircraft into an extremely hazardous area to suppress radar controlled antiaircraft artillery and surface to air missiles in support of strike aircraft. Aware of the possibility of lethal missile sites and hostile aircraft in the area where poor radar returns and frequent course changes made navigation exceptionally difficult. By his gallantry and devotion to duty, Major Bomar has reflected great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.
   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Navy (USN)US Navy Reserve (USNR)1st Tactical Reconnaissance SquadronTraining Units
3536th Navigator Training Squadron (Cadre)Officer Training School (OTS)41st Tactical Reconnaissance SquadronPrisoner Of War (POW)
HQ Pacific Air Forces PACAF
  1944-1946, US Navy (USN)
  1946-1950, US Navy Reserve (USNR)
  1955-1958, 1st Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
  1959-1962, 3535th Navigator Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1959-1962, 3536th Navigator Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1962-1966, Officer Training School (OTS)
  1966-1967, 41st Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
  1966-1973, Prisoner Of War (POW)
  1973-1974, HQ Pacific Air Forces PACAF
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 World War II
  1966-1973 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
RB-57D Canberra  RB-66 Destroyer  B-47 Stratojet  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  
EB-66 Destroyer  
  1955-1958, RB-57D Canberra
  1955-1958, RB-66 Destroyer
  1959-1962, B-47 Stratojet
  1959-1962, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1966-1966, EB-66 Destroyer
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