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.
One bracelet, two men
.....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.....