JAMES B WHITE
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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

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Contact Details
ASSOCIATED ITEMS LEFT AT THE WALL

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JAMES BLAIR WHITE
POSTED ON 3.14.2021
POSTED BY: KR

Former MIA Maj. James Blair White, USAFA 1964 - - SEA FIXED-WING AIR LOSS

Information about the loss of an F-105D Thunderchief jet aircraft from the 357th Tactical Fighter Squadron piloted by former MIA Captain James Blair White, USAFA Class of 1964, in Southeast Asia (SEA) (over Laos) on 24 November 1969 is available at this link/URL on the Vietnam Air Losses website:

https://www.vietnamairlosses.com/loss.php?id=2402

While in MIA status, the U.S. Air Force promoted Capt. White to Major along with his Air Force Academy classmates.

Remembered on what would've been his 79th birthday - 14 March 2021.
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POSTED ON 3.14.2021
POSTED BY: KR

UPDATED LINK, HONOLULU MEMORIAL (ABMC WEBSITE (Maj. White))

Since the entry on this VVMF website on 14 March 2018, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) recently updated the link/URL on its website for former MIA Major James Blair White, USAFA Class of 1964, at the Honolulu Memorial in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (the "Punchbowl") on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii.

The updated link/URL is:
https://www.abmc.gov/decedent-search/white%3Djames-29
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POSTED ON 3.14.2021
POSTED BY: KR

UPDATED LINK - USAFA MEMORIAL WALL (Maj. White)

Since the entry on this VVMF website for former MIA Major James Blair White, USAFA Class of 1964, on 14 March 2018, the U.S. Air Force Academy Library updated the link/URL to access additional information for those USAFA graduates who died or are MIA in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War and whose names are on the Academy's Memorial Wall. The link/URL for ALL graduates is:

http://memwall.usafalibrary.com/#memwallhomepage

Then search, alphabetically, for the name of James White, USAFA Class of 1964, to learn more information about this Vietnam War former MIA.
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POSTED ON 11.14.2020
POSTED BY: Steve Knoll

Never met but will never forget.

I have been wearing your MIA bracelet since 1970. I left the broken ones by you st the wall. Still wearing a new one.
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POSTED ON 10.4.2019
POSTED BY: Harold Gillenwaters

Ford memories

I flew a T-38 with Jim to Florida to attend a memorial service for his brother, Astronaut Ed White. We were T-38 instructors at Webb AFB, Big Spring, Texas.
I remember the day in Nov when he was killed. I was flying out of Udorn Thailand.
Very sad day.
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