Powell, Robert Haynes, Capt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1952-1954, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)
Service Years
1942 - 1954
Officer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Wilcoe, West Virginia
Last Address
Atlanta, Georgia

Date of Passing
Jun 22, 2016
 
Location of Interment
Oak Grove Methodist Church Cemetery - Oak Grove (DeKalb County), Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Air Force Memorial (AFM)Order of Daedalians8th Air Force Historical SocietyAmerican Legion
352nd Fighter Group Association
  2017, Air Force Memorial (AFM) - Assoc. Page
  2017, Order of Daedalians - Assoc. Page
  2017, 8th Air Force Historical Society - Assoc. Page
  2017, American Legion - Assoc. Page
  2017, 352nd Fighter Group Association - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In WWII, he was credited with sharing in the shootdown of 2 enemy aircraft and he damaged 3 others. He was also credited with destroying 3.5 enemy aircraft on the ground plus 2 probables while strafing airfields.
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Cadet Flight School328th Fighter SquadronUS Air ForceAir Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC)
Air Force Reserve Command US Air ForceAir Command and Staff College (Student) Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 328th Fighter Squadron
  1943-1944, 352nd Fighter Group
  1945-1945, AAF MOS 770, Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC)
  1945-1950, Air Force Reserve Command
  1950-1951, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  1951-1952, Air Command and Staff College (Student)
  1952-1954, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1943-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
  1943-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
 Colleges Attended 
West Virginia UniversityWest Virginia UniversityAir Command and Staff College
  1939-1941, West Virginia University
  1945-1947, West Virginia University
  1951-1952, Air Command and Staff College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1943-1944, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1944-1944, P-51/F-51 Mustang4
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