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James Calfee

The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.

James H. Calfee
Rank: Master Sergeant
Service Number: 465403669
Date Missing: 03/11/1968
Unit: 1043rd Radar Evaluation Squadron
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:
Engraved out of order on Panel 71.

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Next Steps: Master Sergeant Calfee was a member of the 1043rd Radar Evaluation Squadron, 7th Air Force. In early 1967, he volunteered for a sensitive assignment named Project Heavy Green. He was placed on temporary duty with Lockeed Aircraft to establish a secret radar site, called Lima Site 85, located on a mountain called Phou Pha Thi near the town of Sam Neua, Laos. He was assisted by 19 other airmen. They spent three months of gathering valuable information. On March 11, 1968, the communists launched an attack on the unarmed site and overran it. Six of the wounded were rescued by a helicopter. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. **



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