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GEN WILLIAM "Spider" L NYLAND, USMC
FLIGHT LOG ID: 3717


Service Date In: 06/19/1968
Service Date Out: 11/01/2005
Date of Birth: 10/02/1946
Aviation Designation: Designated NFO (G-4567) 12 Sept 1969
State/College: USC- MS / UNM- BS
City, State: Pensacola, FL

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Defense Distinguished Service Medal

Theaters/Campaigns

Vietnam, Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan

Aircraft

Phantom - F-4B/N/J/S
Hornet - F/A-18D

Ship/Units/Deployments

CO, VMFA-232; CO, MATSG Pensacola, 85-87 90-92
DCG, II MEF, 97-98
CG, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, 98-00

Associations/Service Organizations

Marine Corps Aviation Association
Marine Corps Association
Tailhook Association
Association of Naval Aviation
Naval Aviation Museum Fdn.

Significant Achievements

CO, VMFA-232. C.O. MATSG, Pensacola DCG, II MEF. CG, 2d MAW. First United States Marine Corps NFO selected to General Officer ranks. Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps.

Additional Photos

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