Sullivan, Dwight Everett, Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Primary Unit
1974-1978, 47th Flying Training Wing (Staff)
Service Years
1951 - 1978
Officer Collar Insignia
Colonel

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Chariton Township and Corydon, Iowa
Last Address
Sun City West, Arizona

Date of Passing
Dec 08, 2019
 
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona - Phoenix, Arizona
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Tactical Air Command Pacific Air Forces Combat Crew Air Force Retired




 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration Vietnam 50th Anniversary


 Military Association Memberships
Red River Valley Fighter Pilots AssociationNam-POWS
  1973, Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association
  1973, Nam-POWS


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was shot down over North Vietnam Oct 17, 1967, became a POW, and spent 1,976 days in captivity.
He retired from the Air Force Jun 1, 1978. 
   
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http://www.prairietrailsmuseum.org/newsletters/2008.06.Newsletter.pdf

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/205418345/dwight-everett-sullivan

https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/surprise-az/dwight-sullivan-8955711

http://34tfsthuds.us/resources/Pictures/S---Z/Sullivan_Dwight.pdf

https://valor.militarytimes.com/hero/24790
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
449th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron62nd Fighter-Interceptor Squadron437th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron75th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
Air Force Training Wings34th Tactical Fighter Squadron - RamsPrisoner Of War (POW)47th Flying Training Wing (Staff)
  1954-1956, 1021A, 449th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1958-1963, 1021A, 62nd Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1963-1966, 1021A, 437th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1966-1966, 1021A, 75th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1966-1967, 1115A, 4520th Combat Crew Training Wing (Staff)
  1967-1967, 1115A, 34th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Rams
  1967-1973, POW North Vietnam
  1974-1978, 47th Flying Training Wing (Staff)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 (FOB) Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base
  1967-1967 Various Air Missions over North Vietnam
  1967-1967 Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
Simpson College, Indianola IowaAir War College
  1949-1951, Simpson College, Indianola Iowa
  1973-1974, Air War College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-89 Scorpion  F-101 Voodoo  F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)  
  1954-1956, F-89 Scorpion
  1958-1966, F-101 Voodoo
  1966-1967, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
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