JAMES B WHITE
VIEW ALL PHOTOS (5)
HONORED ON PANEL 16W, LINE 119 OF THE WALL

JAMES BLAIR WHITE

WALL NAME

JAMES B WHITE

PANEL / LINE

16W/119

DATE OF BIRTH

03/14/1942

CASUALTY PROVINCE

LZ

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/24/1969

HOME OF RECORD

ST PETERSBURG

COUNTY OF RECORD

Pinellas County

STATE

FL

BRANCH OF SERVICE

AIR FORCE

RANK

MAJ

ASSOCIATED ITEMS LEFT AT THE WALL

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JAMES BLAIR WHITE
POSTED ON 6.6.2019
POSTED BY: Jay Reinholt

Honoring Our Fallen Heros

I got your remembrance bracelet 20+ years ago, looked up your family history. Today I posted a remembrance on USAA's Poppy page. Thank you and your family for your service! Jay R former Air Force dependant.
read more read less
POSTED ON 9.25.2018
POSTED BY: Ed Badenell '64

Welcome home, Jim...

Classmate 64, squadron mate 64, friend. Welcome home, you were the best. I am glad you are at rest with your parents and close to your brother I am glad I got to meet him. I remember our times together fondly... especially San Diego 1961. I would love to have one of those bracelets.
read more read less
POSTED ON 9.17.2018
POSTED BY: wkillian@smjuhsd.org

Final Mission of CAPT James B. White

Final Mission of CAPT James B. White
On November 24, 1969, CAPT James B. White, a member of the 357th Tactical Fighter Squadron, was aboard an F-105D Thunderchief aircraft (#61-0060) in a flight attacking enemy troops in Laos. During the mission, weather conditions deteriorated, and contact with White was lost after his first pass. On November 28th, an Air America helicopter sighted wreckage thought to be White's aircraft. A Laotian ground team searched the area and found small pieces of wreckage, but no remains were recovered. White was subsequently declared missing in action. In August 1998, a Laotian villager led a joint U.S./Lao People's Democratic Republic(L.P.D.R.) team to a crash site. The team searched the site and found wreckage and material evidence, possibly correlating the site to White's incident. In the spring of 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2016, joint U.S./L.P.D.R. teams excavated an F-105D crash site associated with the loss and recovered possible human remains and material evidence. After each excavation, remains were sent to the Central Identification Laboratory, where they were consolidated. To identify White, scientists from DPAA and the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System used mitochondrial (mtDNA) DNA analysis, dental and anthropological analysis, as well as circumstantial evidence. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and pownetwork.org]
read more read less
POSTED ON 6.20.2018
POSTED BY: Carol Gilker

Home at last

We stopped to pay our respects to Major White and his family last month, when our nephew graduated. I wore his POW/MIA bracelet until last year. I wish I could of been there to honor him home. Peace be with you Edward Barton. God Bless Major Whites family and friends.
read more read less
POSTED ON 6.19.2018
POSTED BY: Edward Barton

Home at Last

Today I had the great honor of attending the funeral service for Maj. Jim White, (at West Point Military Academy) whom I met at Webb AFB, Texas. Jim was a bright spot in my life and his loss was very difficult. Today I got to stand with his wife Sharon and his daughter Catherine as a grateful nation welcomed him home.
read more read less
1 2 3 8