Voll, John J., Col

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1974, 77th Aeronautical Systems Wing
Service Years
1942 - 1974
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Contact Info
Home Town
Cincinatti, Ohio
Last Address

Date of Passing
Sep 12, 1987
Location of Interment
Massachusetts National Cemetery - Bourne, Massachusetts
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces Association
  2015, American Fighter Aces Association

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to John J. Voll (0-705511), Captain (Air Corps), U.S. Army Air Forces, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving as Pilot of a P-51 Fighter Airplane in the 308th Fighter Squadron, 31st Fighter Group, FIFTEENTH Air Force, in aerial combat against enemy forces on 16 November 1944, in the European Theater of Operations. After destroying a JU 88 in the Udine area, Captain Voll was jumped by a dozen enemy fighters. Despite being heavily outnumbered, he remained in the fight, shooting down four more enemy to become an ace in a day. Captain Voll's unquestionable valor in aerial combat is in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflects great credit upon himself, the 15th Air Force, and the United States Army Air Forces.
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Aviator (Command)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
31st Fighter Group308th Fighter Squadron  - Emerald KnightsDepartment of Defense (DOD)Support Units
Air Command and Staff College (Student) Air Defense Command (ADC)27th Tactical Fighter Wing522nd Tactical Fighter Squadron
832nd Air DivisionTactical Air Command (TAC)Armed Forces Staff College  (Staff)313th Air Division
77th Aeronautical Systems Wing
  1944-1945, 31st Fighter Group
  1944-1945, 308th Fighter Squadron - Emerald Knights
  1944-Present, Department of the Air Force, Pentagon
  1951-1954, 1002nd Inspector General Group
  1954-1955, Air Command and Staff College (Student)
  1955-1958, Air Defense Command (ADC)
  1960-1961, 27th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1961-1962, 522nd Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1962-1962, 832nd Air Division
  1962-1964, Tactical Air Command (TAC)
  1969-1970, Armed Forces Staff College (Staff)
  1969-1973, Detachment 1, 313th Air Division
  1970-1974, 77th Aeronautical Systems Wing
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  
  1944-1945, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
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