Kevil, George Edward, Capt

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1954-1954, USAF Air Demonstration Squadron - Thunderbirds
Service Years
1946 - 1954
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Sgt D.L. Kimbrow (Skip) to remember Kevil, George Edward, Capt.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
San Angelo, Texas

Date of Passing
Dec 11, 1954
Location of Interment
San Francisco National Cemetery - San Francisco, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot Section Osa Row 90 Site 1

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In the Line of Duty
  1954, In the Line of Duty

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Last Known Activity
Captain Kevil was a member of the famous USAF Thunderbirds F-84G "Thunderjets" stationed at Luke Air Force Base, known as the 3600th Air Demonstration Unit.

He graduated from Ballinger High School in May 1945. He entered military service 29 August 1946 and served in combat in Korea as an F-80 fighter pilot. (no other details). He and his family moved to Luke AFB when he joined the Thunderbirds.

He was killed during a solo training practice session 11 December 1954, 6 miles south of Morristown, Arizona.

He was interred in San Francisio National Cemetery (The Presidio), California on 17 December 1954, in Plot Section Osa Row 90 Site 1. He was a husband and the father of three children.
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Aviator (Senior)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
5th Air ForceUSAF Air Demonstration Squadron - Thunderbirds
  1950-1951, AAF MOS 1055, 5th Air Force
  1954-1954, USAF Air Demonstration Squadron - Thunderbirds
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
University of Texas at Austin
  1944-1946, University of Texas at Austin
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-80/P-80 Shooting Star  F-84 Thunderjet  
  1950-1951, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
  1954-1954, F-84 Thunderjet
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