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CDR LEVERN E. FORKNER, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 1256


Service Date In: 02/15/1940
Service Date Out: 05/31/1961
Date of Birth: 10/09/1917
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: Univ. of Idaho
City, State: Austin, TX

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Dist. Flying Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

Pacific/S. China

Aircraft

F8F-1
F6F-5
F4U-4
F9F-2
OS2U-3

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS San Jacinto
USS Keasarge
VF-16A Antietam

Associations/Service Organizations

Tailhook Assn
Naval Av Museum Fdn
Ret. Officers Assn
USS San Jacinto Assn

Significant Achievements

Received DFC with one gold star. Also received bronze star and nine air medals. 5,140 flight hours. Air Officer of USS Kearsarge. CO VF-16A. 133 arrested landings.
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