James Alfred Mulligan, Jr.
|SOURCE: WE CAME HOME copyright 1977
Captain and Mrs. Frederic A Wyatt (USNR Ret), Barbara Powers Wyatt, Editor
P.O.W. Publications, 10250 Moorpark St., Toluca Lake, CA 91602
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UPDATE - 02/97 by the P.O.W. NETWORK, Skidmore, MO
JAMES A. MULLIGAN JR.
Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts 27 March 1926. Joined the Navy 9 February 1944
My prison itinerary was as follows: Hanoi Hilton (Heartbreak Hotel and New Guy
Village) from 27 March to 23 April 1966; the Zoo from 23 April 1966 to 26 January 1967;
Las Vegas from 26 January 1967 to 25 October 1967; Alcatraz from 25 October 1967 to
I was the senior oficer on the 3rd plane out of Hanoi in the first release on February 12,
1973. I was lucky enough to be the 1st POW cleared for release from Clark Air Force
Base to the States on February 14, 1973. I was awarded 2 Silver Stars, 8 Air Medals,
After captivity I earned my MBA degree in Public Administration. In 1975 after 31 1/2 years of service, I retired from the United States Navy as a Captain. I have since retired from the position as CEO of a large wholesaler/distributor of marble, slate and granite.
James and his wife Louise have 6 sons, (Jim, Kevin, Terry, Mark, Sean and Niel) and