Becker, Richard, Maj

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1125A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1950-1955, 334th Fighter Squadron - Fighting Eagles
Service Years
1946 - 1970
Major

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Fleetwood
Last Address
Oldsmar, FL

Date of Passing
Jan 05, 2015
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Air Ace


 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA)F-86 Sabre Pilots AssociationAmerican Fighter Aces AssociationAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  1955, Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1970, F-86 Sabre Pilots Association
  1970, American Fighter Aces Association
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Maj. Richard Becker was the first USAF Air Ace of the Korean War.
   
Other Comments:
I am trying to gather more info for Major Becker and will be working on his profile and update it when I get more info. Service photo is from acepilots.com.
   
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Aviator (Senior)


 
 Unit Assignments
4th Fighter Wing334th Fighter Squadron  - Fighting Eagles
  1949-1955, 4th Fighter Wing
  1950-1955, 334th Fighter Squadron - Fighting Eagles
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-86 Sabre  
  1949-1955, F-86 Sabre
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