KIEFFER, WILLIAM LEWIS JR.
Remains returned  03/2011 - see article


Name: William Lewis Kieffer Jr.
Branch/Rank:  United States Air Force/O5
Unit:
Date of Birth: 19 August 1924
Home City of Record: GREENBELT MD
Date of Loss: 11 February 1970
Country of Loss: LAOS
Loss Coordinates: 192959 North  1030857 East
Status (in 1973): Killed In Action/Body Not Recovered
Category: 2
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: A1E #135195
Missions:
Other Personnel in Incident:
Refno: 1558

Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File.

REMARKS:

CACCF/CRASH/PILOT/26 YRS USAF

No further information available at this time.
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03/05/2011

One bracelet, two men
Lompoc Record
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This month, Balts, who has worn the silver bracelet remembering the Vietnam War-era officer for more than two decades, will escort home Kieffer’s recently identified remains.....

 

11/17/2011
Valley honors its vets
Santa Ynez Valley News
For more than 20 years, Balts wore a silver POW/MIA bracelet with Kieffer's name on it. In March 2011, Balts had the honor of escorting Kieffer's remains ...