Anderson, Wyman Doyle, Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 0036, 52nd Fighter Wing
Service Years
1941 - 1969
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Cashton, Wisconsin; St. Johns, Michigan
Last Address
Sherman, Texas

Date of Passing
Jan 09, 2007
 
Location of Interment
Cedarlawn Memorial Park - Sherman, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Headquarters Air Force Air Force Commander Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces AssociationOrder of DaedaliansAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2016, American Fighter Aces Association
  2017, Order of Daedalians - Assoc. Page
  2017, Air Force Memorial (AFM) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was credited with destroying 6 enemy aircraft in aerial combat from April to June 1943.
 
Synopsis of his Silver Star citation:
Awarded for actions during World War II
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Wyman D. Anderson, United States Army Air Forces, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry in action against the enemy while serving with the NINTH Air Force in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.

General Orders: Headquarters, 9th Air Force, General Orders No. 75 (1943)

Service: Army Air Forces

Company: 87th Fighter Squadron

Regiment: 79th Fighter Group

Division: 9th Air Force

   
Other Comments:
Sources:
https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=Wyman+D+Anderson&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=1208112
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=651
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_079.php
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31731738
http://valor.militarytimes.com/search.php?term=Wyman+D.+Anderson
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/87th_Flying_Training_Squadron#World_War_II
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/79th_Fighter_Group#Assignments
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/94th_Fighter_Squadron#Assignments
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/93d_Fighter-Interceptor_Squadron#Stations
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/317th_Fighter-Interceptor_Squadron#Aircraft
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/f102_2.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/327th_Fighter-Interceptor_Squadron#Aircraft
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/52d_Fighter_Wing#Stations
http://www.perrinfield.org/f102.htm
 
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)87th Fighter Squadron79th Fighter GroupHeadquarters Command (HQ USAF)
94th Fighter Squadron US Navy (USN)93rd Fighter-Interceptor Squadron34th Air Division
29th Air DivisionAir Command and Staff College (Student) Air Force Bases/ Installations317th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
64th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron327th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron4781st Combat Crew Training Squadron (Cadre)USAFE Headquarters
52nd Fighter Wing
  1941-1942, AAF MOS 770, USAAF Flying Training Command
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 87th Fighter Squadron
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 79th Fighter Group
  1944-1945, Pacific Air Force Operations Squadron
  1947-1949, Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
  1949-1951, AAF MOS 1055, 94th Fighter Squadron
  1951-1952, AAF MOS 1055, US Navy (USN)
  1952-1952, AAF MOS 1055, 93rd Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1952-1953, 34th Air Division
  1953-1953, 29th Air Division
  1953-1954, Air Command and Staff College (Student)
  1954-1954, McChord Air Force Base
  1954-1957, 1021A, 317th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1957-1959, 1021A, 64th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1959-1960, 00066, 327th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1960-1962, 64th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1962-1965, 00066, 4781st Combat Crew Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1965-1968, USAFE Headquarters
  1968-1969, 0036, 52nd Fighter Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1944-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Michigan State UniversityAir Command and Staff College
  1938-1941, Michigan State University
  1953-1954, Air Command and Staff College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  F-80/P-80 Shooting Star  A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)  F-86 Sabre  
F-94 Starfire  F-102 Delta Dagger  
  1942-1943, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
  1949-2003, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
  1951-1952, A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)
  1952-1956, F-86 Sabre
  1953-1954, F-94 Starfire
  1956-1965, F-102 Delta Dagger1
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