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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Service Years
1942 - 1967
AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Home State
Virginia


Aviator (Command)



Location
Virginia
Plot Coordinates
SECTION 60 SITE 3216
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Aug 23, 2008
Distinguished Flying Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Flying Cross may be awarded to military members who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism or outstanding achievement while participa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Commendation Medal (1958-2015)
Criteria
The Air Force Commendation Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States below the grade of Brigadier General who, while serving in any capacity with the Air Force, distingu... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present)
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present)
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
French Legion of Honor
Criteria
The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour (French: Ordre national de la L?gion d'honneur) is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 May 1802. The Orde... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Service to 1967
WWII - European Theater of Operations/North Apennines Campaign (1944-45)
Description
(North Apennines Campaign 10 September 1944 to 4 April 1945)  In Italy during the fall and winter of 1944-1945 the Allies used their air power against the enemy’s communications as ground forces beat ... More
1945 - 1945
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
Description
Following the Battle of the Bulge the Allies had pushed through to the Rhine. On 22 March 1945 they began their assault across the river, and by I April the Ruhr was encircled. Armored columns raced a... More
1945 - 1945
99th Fighter Squadron
99th Fighter Squadron
Rank
First Lieutenant
AFSC
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1945
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1942 - 1945
324th Fighter Group
324th Fighter Group
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Cercola & Pignataro Airfields - Italy
AFSC
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 1944
79th Fighter Group
79th Fighter Group
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Salsola, Madna, & Capodichino Airfields
AFSC
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1944
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Anzio Campaign (1944)
Description
(Anzio Campaign 22 January to 24 May 1944) On January 1944, in conjunction with a frontal assault, the Allies attempted to turn the Gustav Line by landing troops at Anzio. But the frontal attack faile... More
1944 - 1944
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Northern France Campaign (1944)
Description
(Northern France Campaign 25 July to 14 September 1944) Bombardment along a five-mile stretch of the German line enabled the Allies to break through on 25 July. While some armored forces drove southwa... More
1944 - 1944
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
Description
Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and the enemy was able to strengthen his defensive line from H... More
1944 - 1944
33rd Fighter Group
33rd Fighter Group
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Licata, Termini, & Barcellona Airfields, Sicily - Italy
AFSC
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
324th Fighter Group
324th Fighter Group
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Fardjouna Airfield - Tunisia
AFSC
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
Operation Strangle
Description
Operation Strangle was a series of air interdiction operations during the Italian Campaign of World War II by the United States Fifteenth and Twelfth Air Forces to interdict German supply routes in It... More
1943 - 1943
Aviation Cadet Flight School
Aviation Cadet Flight School
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Tuskegee AAF - Alabama
AFSC
AAF MOS 770-Airplane Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
Service from 1942

 
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