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CDR NEWTON  L. WHEAT, USN

CDR NEWTON L. WHEAT, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 1374


Service Date In: 06/17/1941
Service Date Out: 04/30/1973
Date of Birth: 10/11/1923
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: Univ. of Texas
City, State: Albuquerque, NM

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Joint Svc Comm Medal

Theaters/Campaigns

Aleutians

Aircraft

F4U
A4D
F7U
F4B
SO3S

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Princeton
USS Coral Sea
USS Ranger

Associations/Service Organizations

Tailhook Assn.
Silver Eagles Assn.
Naval Av Museum Fdn
N.M. Sr. Golf Assn.
Vintage Ski Racer

Significant Achievements

Six years Project Test Pilot. Carr. landings in 10 diff. A/C. Airborne tests during a # of nuclear weapon shots. Participated in recov./Russian Sat. in N.Canada
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