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

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Loss

From Steven was lost when his F-4 collided with another over the Atlantic Ocean 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. Both aircraft belonged to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 333.

He has a memory marker in Florida.


Class of 1976

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