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Laird Guttersen was created in July 4, 1925 in Light Keep Lake, Minnesota, USA. He was wedded to Jennifer Rude, Ruth and Virginia M. Drohan. He passed away on June 13, 2006 in Tucson, Az, USA.
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|1||Maj. Laird Guttersen USAF was a pilot attached to the 497th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing out of Ubon, Thailand. On February 23, 1968, he was flying a F-4D Phantom II fighter jet, tail number 66-8725 on a mission close to Hanoi. His aircraft was hit by a missile from a North Vietnamese MiG-21. He ejected near Haiphong and evaded the enemy for 10 hours before he was captured. His weapons systems operator, Lt. Myron Lee Donald was also captured. While imprisoned, he was held in solitary confinement for 27 months and he and Donald were released on March 14, 1973 after 1,846 days as a Prisoner of War. He had been promoted to Colonel while a POW in August 1972. He retired from the USAF with 31 years of service on September 1, 1974.|
|2||During his career, Guttersen was awarded a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, two Legion of Merit awards, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, 10 Air Medals and four Purple Hearts.|