Class Of 1964 USAF Academy

Nick's History

Gone But Not Forgotten

ZopolisSm.jpg Second Lieutenant Nicholas M. Zopolis, United States Air Force Academy Class of 1964, was killed on 26 August 1965 in a T-38 mid-air collision near Laughlin AFB, TX.

Nick reported to the Academy from the Pacific Northwest via the Bainbridge prep school. While at the Academy, Nick was a member of the 11th Cadet Squadron. He was a member of the fencing team for 3 years.

Upon graduation, Nick was assigned to Undergraduate Pilot Training at Laughlin AFB, TX. He was a student pilot at the time of the accident.

(Compiled from multiples sources by Doug Jenkins, '64)

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