Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Phone (860) 623-3305

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Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
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Thomas J. (Jack) Kibler
 
Recent Address:   1061 W. Calle Bonita, Oro Valley, AZ 85737
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   Wife: Beverly; Children: Thomas, Paul
 
Hometown:   Cavalier, ND
 
Date Entered Service:   January 12, 1943
 
Service Number:   37545749
 
Bomb Group:   444th
 
Squadron:   677th
 
Location of Unit:   Davis-Monthan, Tucson, AZ May 1943
 
Missions Flown:    
 
Hump Missions Flown:   4 or 5
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:   Those awarded to the 444th
 
Service Schools Attended:   Chemical Warfare Mar-Apr 1943
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 511 - Armorer
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Staff Sergeant
 
Crew Type:   Ground crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:   October, 1945
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   November 22, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Served on the National Board of Directors of the National Assoc. of Surety Bond Producers. Retired November 1989, as Chairman and CEO of Brokerage Firm in Fargo, ND.
 
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
It was a marvelous experience for a young man. I still remain active in the 58th Bomb Wing Assoc., and treasure the many friendships with my comrades from that time of my life.
 
Comments:

Mr. Kibler passed away on February 15, 2012.

 

Jack Kibler
 

 


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