Griffith, Ray, Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1946-1947, Air Education and Training Command
Service Years
1943 - 1963
Foreign Language(s)
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
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Home Town
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Apr 26, 1963
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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Last Known Activity
Attache training for Madagascar. Killed in a C-47 accident over Sandia Mountians, NM. April 1963. 
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 Unit Assignments
United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)United States Army Air Force Europe (USAAFE)Air Education and Training Command
  1944-1944, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1024, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
  1945-1945, AAF MOS 770, United States Army Air Force Europe (USAAFE)
  1946-1947, Air Education and Training Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
 Colleges Attended 
Army War CollegeGeorge Washington University
  1939-1942, Augustana College, Sioux Falls South Dakota
  1961-1962, Army War College
  1962-1963, George Washington University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  C-47 Skytrain/Dakota  C-54 Skymaster  B-36 Peacemaker  
B-47 Stratojet  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  
  1944-1946, B-17 Flying Fortress
  1945-1963, C-47 Skytrain/Dakota
  1948-1952, C-54 Skymaster
  1952-1959, B-36 Peacemaker
  1953-1961, B-47 Stratojet
  1959-1962, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
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