Callaway, Raymond Leonard, Sr., Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1945-1967, 1021A, Air Force Reserve Command
Service Years
1941 - 1967
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1916
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Robert Bruce McClelland, Jr. to remember Callaway, Raymond Leonard, Sr., Lt Col USAF(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Granite Falls, Minnesota
Last Address
Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Date of Passing
Feb 19, 2005
 
Location of Interment
Itasca Calvary Cemetery - Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Commander AAFTTC Instructor


 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal




 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces Association
  2018, American Fighter Aces Association


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was credited with destroying  6 enemy aircraft in aerial combat, plus 1 probable and 2 damaged during WWII.
He is  buried in Grand Rapids and also has a memorial stone in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Soldiers Grove, WI.

 
   
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Sources:
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=657
http://www.callawayfamily.org/cfanet/cfanet0405.htm
http://cbi-theater-1.home.comcast.net/~cbi-theater-1/lantern/lantern-aaf.html
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_003.php
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41592708/raymond-leonard-callaway
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/78449415/raymond-leonard-callaway
https://www.ancestry.com

 
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Cadet Flight School56th Fighter Group326th Fighter Group369th Fighter Group
Air Force Reserve Command
  1941-1941, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1941-1942, AAF MOS 1055, 56th Fighter Group
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 326th Fighter Group
  1943-1945, AAF MOS 1055, Fighter Units
  1943-1945, AAF MOS 1055, Fighter Units
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1065, 32nd Fighter Squadron
  1945-1945, AAF MOS 1065, 399th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
  1945-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 369th Fighter Group
  1945-1967, 1021A, Air Force Reserve Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1943-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-36 Hawk  P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)  P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  
P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1941-1942, P-36 Hawk
  1941-1942, P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)
  1942-1943, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1943-1945, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk1
  1945-1945, P-51/F-51 Mustang
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