Jeffrey R. Smith
#41, b. 22 October 1961, d. 13 May 1988
Jeffrey R. Smith was born on 22 October 1961 Shelbyville, Indiana. He died 13 May 1988 , Arizona at age 26.1
Last Edited=24 Feb 2014
- [S70] Unknown author, Funeral Remembrance Card (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Jeffrey moved with his family as a young boy to Temple, TX.
Graduated from American Technical University with a degree in Aviation Management in December 1983. Joined the AirForce in the summer of 1984, accepted into OCS and graduated with a commission as Second Lieutenant on November 30, 1984. Attended Undergraduate Pilot Training at Williams Air Force Base in Arizona. Graduated pilot training on November 22, 1985. Attended fighter lead-in training at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. From Holloman, came to 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing at Bergstrom AFB, TX in February 1986. Married Pamela in November 1986. Was killed in air crash near Winslow, AZ flying RF4C Phantom jet fighter from Bergstrom to Davis Monthan to Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, Nevada on May 13, 1988.