Individual Author Record
Name: James H KaslerPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1926 in South Bend, Indiana Sites:
Illinois ConnectionCol Kasler lives in Momence, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationColonel James H. Kasler is to date the only person to be awarded the Air Force Cross three times. The Air Force Cross ranks just below the Medal of Honor as an award for extraordinary heroism in combat. Kasler is a combat veteran of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. In Korea, as an F-86 Sabre pilot with the 4th Fighter-Interceptor Wing, he was recognized as an ace, credited with shooting down MiG-15s. Kasler flew a combined 198 combat missions and was a prisoner of war in North Vietnam from August 1966 until March 1973.
*''The Hanoi POL Strike'', Air War College, 1974*''Tempered Steel: The Three Wars of Triple Air Force Cross Winner Jim Kasler (Written by Berry Luckett and Charles Byler), '', Potomac Books Inc, 2005