Dwight D. Sullivan, POW/MIA, Retired
USAF – Vietnam
Surprise, Arizona – 12-30-19
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Dwight D. Sullivan was a United States Air Force Veteran. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1978. He entered the Aviation Cadet Program in 1953 and received his commission and navigator wings in 1954. After two years in Alaska, he entered pilot training and graduated in 1958. His first assignment was flying F86-D’s out of O’Hare Field in Chicago. Following this, he had tours of duty in Michigan, California and Maine flying the F101-D. He entered the F105 upgrade program at Nellis AFB, Nevada and was assigned to Korat AFB, Thailand. On October 17, 1967 Dwight was shot down and became a prisoner of war in Vietnam until his release in 1973.
After returning to the states Col. Sullivan attended the Air War College and was assigned to Laughlin AFB in Del Rio, Texas as Deputy Commander of Maintenance where he retired in 1978.
Colonel Dwight Sullivan was awarded the following for his service to our country, 2 Silver Stars, 2 Legion of Merit Metals, 2 Bronze Stars, 2 Distinguished Flying Crosses, 7 Air Metals, 3 Air Force Commendation Metals and 2 Purple Hearts.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 12-30-19
Staging Time: 7:45 AM
Surprise Funeral Care
16063 W. Bell Rd.
Surprise, Arizona 85374
8:15 AM Honorable Transfer
8:30 AM Circle of Honor
8:45 AM KSU to National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
10:00 AM Military Honors
Lead Road Guard: Patrick Halladay
Flags & Water
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
STAGING #2 DETAILS: 12-30-19
Staging Time: 9:30 AM
National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
23029 N Cave Creek Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85024
Meet Flag Captain at Visitor’s Center 9:45 AM
Flag Line Set10:00 AM
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Mike Sullivan
Position: Arizona Assistant State Captain
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