Nick Louis Bradshaw
September 5, 1928 – May 30, 2021
Nick Louis Bradshaw, 92, Lt. Col. USAF (Ret), died May 30, 2021. He was born September 5, 1928 in Woodward, OK to Fred and Grace Bradshaw. Nick married Georgia Kerine (Schmitt) on June 3, 1951 who preceded him in death on April 19, 2014. Nick is survived by his son, Alan, daughter-in-law, Claudia, and granddaughter, Emily. Nick and Kerine had lived in Colorado Springs since 1970. Nick earned a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado A&M in 1950, a master’s degree in meteorology from Wisconsin University in 1964, and an MBA from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs in 1976. Nick served as a Weather Officer in the Air Force from 1951 to 1971. He had many military assignments including High Wycombe, England, Offutt AFB in Nebraska, Thailand, the Pentagon, and Ent AFB in Colorado. During his service Nick was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal. Lt. Col. Bradshaw will be laid to rest in Memorial Gardens in Colorado Springs next to his wife. Memorial contributions can be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America.
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Nick Louis Bradshaw
June 6, 2021
The Buckley AFB military Retiree Activities Office (RAO) would like to offer our sincere condolences and our gratitude for Lt Col Bradshaw's service to our country in the Air Force. If you would like help with any matters related to casualty assistance, Defense Finance & Accounting Service, Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP), Veterans Affairs (VA), etc. you can contact our office on Buckley AFB at 720-847-6693. The RAO is staffed by volunteers, all military retirees themselves, and our sole purpose is to provide assistance to any military retirees and surviving spouses/family members with anything related to their military service and/or benefits, in particular during difficult times such as this. We are deeply sorry for your loss.
Lt Col, USAF, Ret
Director, Buckley AFB RAO