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LCDR J. WILLIAM SHERAR, USN/USNR
FLIGHT LOG ID: 3324


Service Date In: 06/06/1952
Service Date Out: 06/01/1962
Date of Birth: 09/27/1930
Aviation Designation: Command Pilot
State/College: Loyola U./US Naval Academy
City, State: Covington, LA

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Legion of Merit

Theaters/Campaigns

Korean War

Aircraft

S2F
AF
TBM
SNJ
T-34

Ship/Units/Deployments

Destroyer Watch Officer
USS Valley Forge
USS Antietam

Associations/Service Organizations

Navy League
Tailhook Assn.
Naval Academy Alumin Assn.
Colonial Wars Society
Sons of the Revolution

Significant Achievements

Dropped a Nagasaki Type Atom Bomb converted to an atomic depth charge to be used against the Russian submarine threat Flag LT & aide to RADM Thatch. Carrier Pilot day & night LSO JD Loyola Univ. COMHUKLANT LSO Organization-Full bio in Who's Who

Additional Photos

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