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CAPT CARL
CAPT CARL "Tex" BIRDWELL, USN
January 6, 1928 - April 12, 1996

CAPT CARL "Tex" BIRDWELL, USN
1928 - 1996


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
         Nortel-Norstar
         Mrs. Ida Read
         Mr. and Mrs. Burns Smith
         Ms. Barbara Weagant
         CDR Richard L. Wright
         CDR Robert A. Zajichek, USN (Ret)

 


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