Naval Service 1945-1975. Designated Naval Aviator #J-1443; July 24, 1948.
Logged 7000 hours in over 150 aircraft with 800 carrier landings.
CO VA-216, VA-122 & VX-5,
Director USNTPS. Served: Korea and Viet Nam.
Awards: Silver Star, legion of Merit, 4 DFC's, Bronze Star & 16 Air Medals.
THIS TRIBUTE HAS BEEN MADE POSSIBLE BY:
Mr. and Mrs. J R. Birdwell
Bryan College Stn
Mr. and Mrs. Loren Cantrell
CDR and Mrs. Jesse Carman
Mr. Robert L. Emmett
CDR Paul E. Galanti, USN (Ret)
Col Joseph A. Guthrie, USAF (Ret)
Mrs. Jack K. Johnson
CAPT H L. Marr, USN (Ret)
CAPT and Mrs. Donald F. Milligan
Mrs. Ida Read
Mr. and Mrs. Burns Smith
Ms. Barbara Weagant
CDR Richard L. Wright
CDR Robert A. Zajichek, USN (Ret)