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Mike, 79, died April 15, 2005. He served in the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment in WWII, was awarded three Bronze Stars and was given a field promotion from private to sergeant for bravery in the Battle of the Bulge. Mike jumped at Missoula for four seasons and joined the CIA in 1952 with postings in the Far East, Mideast, Europe and CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia. He retired in 1975 and moved to Corpus Christi, Texas.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Bober, Michael (Missoula 1946)" (2005). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1525.