NEUENS, MARTIN JAMES Name: Martin James Neuens Rank/Branch: United States Air Force/O2 Unit: Date of Birth: 31 May 1942 Home City of Record: Iron Mountain MI Date of Loss: 12 August 1966 Country of Loss: North Vietnam Loss Coordinates: 214900 North 1052800 East Status (in 1973): Returnee Category: Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: F105 Missions: Other Personnel in Incident: Refno: 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: 730304 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). MARTIN J. NEUENS Captain - United States Air Force Shot Down: August 12, 1966 Released: March 4, 1973 Biographical data: Born - 31 May 1942. Home - Aurora, Wisconsin. Marital status - Single. Education - Bachelor of Science in Engineering from USAF Academy. Family - Mother lives in Aurora, Wisconsin, sister lives in Trenton, Missouri, brother lives in Denver, Colorado. Sports - Football in high school and skiing in the USAF Academy. Military career: USAF Academy - Class of 1964. Reese AFB, Lubbock, Texas - Pilot Training. Stead AFB, Reno, Nevada - Gunnery School F-105. Takhli AB, Thailand - F-105. Shot down: 12 August 1966. Repatriated: 4 March 1973. Future plans: To stay in the Air Force and fly for a few years (A-7s at Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, Arizona) followed by a Masters Degree in Management. December 1996 Martin Neuens retired from the United States Navy as a Colonel. He and his wife Cindy reside in Arizona.