LASITER, CARL WILLIAM

Name: Carl William Lasiter
Rank/Branch:O3/United States Air Force, pilot
Unit: 34th TFS
Date of Birth:
Home City of Record: Indianapolis IN
Date of Loss: 05 February 1968
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 213700 North  1051700 East
Status (in 1973): Returnee
Category:
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground:
Missions: 52
Other Personnel in Incident:none

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.

REMARKS: 730314 RELEASED BY DRV

SOURCE: WE CAME HOME  copyright 1977
Captain and Mrs. Frederic A Wyatt (USNR Ret), Barbara Powers Wyatt, Editor
P.O.W. Publications, 10250 Moorpark St., Toluca Lake, CA 91602
Text is reproduced as found in the original publication (including date and
spelling errors).
UPDATE - 09/95 by the P.O.W. NETWORK, Skidmore, MO

CARL W. LASITER
Major - United States Air Force
Shot Down: February 5, 1968
Released: March 14, 1973
                       
I was  born in April 1934 and grew  up in Indianapolis Indiana was graduated
from the University of North Dakota in 1956 and then taught and coached in
high school in Warren, Minnesota until entering the Air Force in 1957.

My  wife's name is Eleanor and we have four kids, Tammy 16, Kim 15, Susan 14
and John 12.
   
I  was shot down in an F-105 over North Vietnam  on 5 February 1968  and
was  released 14 March 1973. My thanks to God and the people of America
for the love and support that we are blessed with.

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Carl Lasiter retired from the United States Air Force as a Lt. Colonel. He
lives in Arizona.

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I just completed a bio page for LtCol Carl W. Lasiter, USAF, held as a
POW in North Vietnam from February 1968 to March 1973:
 
http://www.veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=3D1699

 
Blue Skies,
 
-Erich
Erich Anderson