STEVEN A. KAPITAN, 1LT, USMC

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Steven Kapitan '76

Date of birth: April 8, 1954

Date of death: January 2, 1980

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

1976 Kapitan LB.jpg

Loss

From F-4 Phantom II Losses, 1980, Steven is listed as being lost following a mid-air collision over the Atlantic Ocean with another F-4 on the night of January 2, 1980. He served with MAG-31 "Shamrocks" and was based at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Three other officers were lost in the collision.


Class of 1976

Steven is one of 11 members of the Class of 1976 in Memorial Hall.