Bird Hensley was listed as killed in Action 07-11-1950

Bird is believed to have been captured or killed by North Korean forces during the 1950s. Here is an excerpt from "The US Air Force In Korea 1950-1953" …Later that day, while moving north from a regimental command post at Chochiwon toward the front lines, Lt. Philip J. Pugliese and his party were cut off by a North Korean road block. They destroyed their equipment and dispersed to walk out, but two of the airmen—S/Sgt. Bird Hensley and Pfc. Edward R. Logston—never returned to friendly territory. UPDATE: It is believed that Bird died while on a road march into north korea