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ARM3/C EUGENE G. HERKINS, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 1071


Service Date In: 07/05/1943
Service Date Out: 10/16/1945
Date of Birth: 08/06/1924
Aviation Designation: Aircrewman, Aviation Radioman
State/College: Kansas University
City, State: Naples, FL

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Dist. Flying Cross (2)

Theaters/Campaigns

Asia/Pac/Okinawa

Aircraft

SBD
SB2C-4E
BC12D
Stinson 108-3
Piper Colt 108

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Yorktown (CV-10)
Bombing Squad 9


Associations/Service Organizations

AMVETS
American Legion
U.S. Navy Mem Fdn.
Naval Aviation Museum Fdn.
USS Yorktown Assn.

Significant Achievements

Two - Dist. Flying Crosses. Participated in strike against Japanese fleet armada which included battleship "Yamato" - April 7, 1945. Private Pilot. Served in Asiatic-PAC, American Theatre, Okinawa. Flown taildraggers, Aeronca 7AC; Luscombe 8E.
Based on code developed by Richards Consulting Group