Wilson, Glenn, Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
2221A-Air Operations Officer
Last AFSC Group
Air Operations
Primary Unit
1978-1981, 149th Tactical Fighter Group
Service Years
1955 - 1982
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
North Hornell
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jan 30, 1988
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Air Force Academy Professor Air Force Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
His Silver Star Citation reads:

This officer distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force while held Prisoner of War in North Vietnam during the month of May 1969. After a planned escape from the "Zoo Camp", the enemy launched a massive torture purge attempting to gain prisoner secrets and propaganda materials. Tortured well beyond the normal threshold of pain, he continued to resist the enemy. By his gallantry and devotion to duty, Colonel Wilson has reflected great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.
Other Comments:
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Aviator (Command)

 Unit Assignments
492nd Tactical Fighter SquadronUnited States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)4511th Combat Crew Training Squadron4514th Combat Crew Training Squadron
92nd Tactical Fighter Squadron559th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Billy GoatsPrisoner Of War (POW)US Air Force Academy (Staff)
149th Tactical Fighter Group
  1957-1960, 1021A, 492nd Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1957-1960, United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)
  1961-1965, 1351A, 4511th Combat Crew Training Squadron
  1961-1965, 4514th Combat Crew Training Squadron
  1965-1966, 92nd Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1966-1967, 559th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Billy Goats
  1967-1973, POW North Vietnam
  1973-1974, 900, US Air Force Academy (Staff)
  1978-1981, 149th Tactical Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
Dartmouth College
  1951-1955, Dartmouth College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-84 Thunderjet  F-100 Super Sabre  F-101 Voodoo  F-4 Phantom  
  1957-1957, F-84 Thunderjet
  1957-1957, F-100 Super Sabre
  1965-1966, F-101 Voodoo
  1965-1966, F-4 Phantom
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