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CDR JAMES R. GOULD, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 174


Service Date In: 08/21/1932
Service Date Out: 10/30/1958
Date of Birth: 01/06/1914
Aviation Designation: Patrol Plane Cdr
State/College: San Jose St. Univ
City, State: San Jose, CA

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Air Medal (2)

Theaters/Campaigns

Midway, Marianas

Aircraft

PBY
PB4Y-1,2
R4D
F6F
F8F-1,2

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Mississippi
USS Ranger
VW-2

Associations/Service Organizations

Assn of Nav Aviation
Nav Av Museum Fdn
U.S. Naval Institute
Military Order of WW
Silver Eagles Assn

Significant Achievements

8500 flt hrs. Pioneered principle of "Naval Aerial Radar Barrier" concept. Pioneered concept of aerial reconnaissance of typhoons and hurricanes.
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