Cardarella, Vincent Carl, Lt Col

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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
1950-1950, AAF MOS 1055, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group
Service Years
1941 - 1950
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Robert Bruce McClelland, Jr. to remember Cardarella, Vincent Carl, Lt Col.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Akron, Ohio
Last Address
Itazuke Airfield, Japan

Casualty Date
Aug 01, 1950
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Korea, South
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section: 3, Site: 2009B

 Official Badges 

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Korean War Fallen
  2014, Korean War Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviator (Senior)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Air Force35th Fighter-Bomber Squadron8th Fighter-Bomber Group
  1942-1943, USAAF Flying Training Command
  1950-1950, AAF MOS 1065, 35th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
  1950-1950, AAF MOS 1055, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1950 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
University of Akron
  1936-1940, University of Akron
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-80/P-80 Shooting Star  
  1949-1950, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He also served in WWII; but almost nothing can be found about his service then.

Sources conflict about how he was killed in South Korea; 1 says by enemy ground fire and others say  by hitting a cable that was stretched across a valley.

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