Groves, Weldon Kenneth, Sr., Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1948-1949, 26, Lockbourne Air Force Base, Columbus, OH
Service Years
1942 - 1964
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Kansas
Kansas
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Edwardsville
Last Address
Tacoma, WA

Date of Passing
May 12, 2008
 
Location of Interment
Tahoma National Cemetery - Kent, Washington
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section S Row B Site 57

 Official Badges 

Air Force Retired 2


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Tuskegee Airmen, Inc
  1964, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar


Pilot Badge


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Air Force332nd Fighter Group301st Fighter Squadron - Red Tail AngelsXII Tactical Air Command
306th Fighter WingUS Air Force
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 1st Air Force
  1943-1949, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
  1943-1949, AAF MOS 1055, 301st Fighter Squadron - Red Tail Angels
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1055, XII Tactical Air Command
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 306th Fighter Wing
  1948-1949, 26, Lockbourne Air Force Base, Columbus, OH
 Colleges Attended 
University of KansasSam Houston State University
  1935-1939, University of Kansas
  1939-1940, Sam Houston State University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-39 Airacobra  P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1943-1943, P-39 Airacobra
  1943-1944, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1944-1945, P-51/F-51 Mustang
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