Champlin, Fredric Fay, Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1945-1950, Air Force Reserve Command
Service Years
1940 - 1974
Foreign Language(s)
Spanish
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Oneida, New York
Last Address
Marietta, Georgia

Date of Passing
Mar 07, 1995
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec: 4-CC ROW 17, Site: 1

 Official Badges 

Air Force Commander WW II Honorable Discharge Pin Air Force Retired AAFTTC Instructor




 Unofficial Badges 

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




 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces Association
  1961, American Fighter Aces Association


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He served in 3 wars and flew combat missions in 2 of them. He was credited with destroying 9 enemy aircraft in aerial combat.
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
http://www.veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=1567
http://www.475th.org/index2.php?option=com_content&view=article&type=rokboxy&id=161
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49165710
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_475.php
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Army (USA)Aviation Cadet Flight SchoolUnited States Army Air Forces (USAAF)431st Fighter Squadron
475th Fighter GroupAir Force Reserve Command
  1940-1942, US Army (USA)
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1943-1943, AAF MOS 1056, USAAF Flying Training Command
  1943-1945, AAF MOS 1056, 431st Fighter Squadron
  1943-1945, AAF MOS 1056, 475th Fighter Group
  1945-1945, AAF MOS 770, USAAF Flying Training Command
  1945-1950, Air Force Reserve Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1943-1944 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1943-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Air Offensive Campaign Japan (1942-45)
  1943-1944 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Bismarck Archipelago Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1950-1951 Korean War
  1970-1971 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)  F-94 Starfire  F-80/P-80 Shooting Star  F-86 Sabre  
  1943-1945, P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)
  1950-1950, F-94 Starfire
  1950-1951, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
  1951-1957, F-86 Sabre
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