Colonel Ken Cordier served his first tour in Southeast Asia in 1965, flying 59 missions from Ubon Royal Thai Air Base. He volunteered for a second tour and completed 175 missions from Cam Rahn Bay Air Base. While on his 176th mission in December 1966, his F-4 was hit by an air-to-air missile and Ken ejected 85 miles north of Hanoi. He was captured by North Vietnamese forces and spent seven years as a prisoner of war. He was freed on March 4, 1973 during Operation Homecoming. Colonel Cordier's last assignment was the Air Attache in London.
Colonel Cordier retired from the Air Force in 1985. He has over 2000 flying hours and earned two Silver Stars, a Legion of Merit, a Distinguished Flying Cross and a Purple Heart. Colonel Cordier is a member of the Seidel Chapter of the Air Force Association.
Gleneagles Country Club
5401 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX
Registration 11:30/Lunch 12:00
CAP cadets/military in uniform: $25
Scouts in uniform/18 years and under: $25