Callaway, Raymond Leonard, Sr., Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1945-1967, 1021A, Air Force Reserve Command
Service Years
1941 - 1967
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Granite Falls, Minnesota
Last Address
Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Date of Passing
Feb 19, 2005
 
Location of Interment
Itasca Calvary Cemetery - Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Commander AAFTTC Instructor


 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal




 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
American Fighter Aces Association
  2018, American Fighter Aces Association


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was credited with destroying  6 enemy aircraft in aerial combat, plus 1 probable and 2 damaged during WWII.
He is  buried in Grand Rapids and also has a memorial stone in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Soldiers Grove, WI.

 
   
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Sources:
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=657
http://www.callawayfamily.org/cfanet/cfanet0405.htm
http://cbi-theater-1.home.comcast.net/~cbi-theater-1/lantern/lantern-aaf.html
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_003.php
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41592708/raymond-leonard-callaway
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/78449415/raymond-leonard-callaway
https://www.ancestry.com

 
   
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 1941-1942, P-36 Hawk
From Year
1941
To Year
1942
   
Personal Memories
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Aircraft/Missile Information
P-36 Hawk Specifications
Primary Function: Interceptor
Contractor: Curtiss
Crew: One
Unit Cost: $23,000
Powerplant
One Pratt & Whitney R-1830-13 engine rated at 1,050 hp
Dimensions
Length: 28 feet, 6 in
Wingspan: 37 feet, 4 in
Height: 8 feet, 5 in
Weights
Empty: ~4,000 lb
Maximum Takeoff: 5,650 lb (loaded)
Performance
Speed: 313 mph
Ceiling: 32,700 ft
Range: 830 mi
Armament
Two .30-cal or two .50-cal machine guns

   
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Last Updated: Aug 24, 2011
   
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