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Thomas J. (Jack) Kibler
Recent Address:   1061 W. Calle Bonita, Oro Valley, AZ 85737
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
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.

Mr. Kibler passed away on February 15, 2012.


Jack Kibler


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