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RADM GEORGE LEO COMPO, USNR/USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 3745


Service Date In: 05/03/1917
Service Date Out: 07/01/1949
Date of Birth: 11/10/1892
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator 201
City, State: Pinehurst , NC

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Navy Cross / Army Legion of Merit

Theaters/Campaigns

World War I and  World War II

Aircraft

F5L Seaplane

 

Ship/Units/Deployments

Aviation Ground School, MIT, Cambridge, MA; Staff, CDR Naval Forces France, 1918; USS Langley, 1927; VP-8, 1931Royal Naval Air Station, Cattewater, England; Royal Air Force Station, Killingholme, England; Squadron Commander, Naval Air Station Queenstown, Ireland; Staff of Commander, Air Force, Pacific Fleet; X.O. Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, TX; C.O. Naval Air Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; C.O. Fleet Air Wing 3, Panama; C.O. Naval Air Station Norfolk, VA; Commander, Naval Air Bases, 5th Naval District, Norfolk, VA; Governor, Northern Marianas & Bonin Islands.

 

Associations/Service Organizations


Significant Achievements

Naval Aviator 201. Served in World War I & World War II. Seved at Sperry Gyroscope Co., Brooklyn, NY in connection w/ experimental work with the Flying Bomb under Naval Inspector Ordnance.

Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross; American Defense Service Medal w/ Base Clasp; American Campaign Medal; World War I Victory Medal w/ Aviation Clasp; World War II Victory Medal; Order of Boyacá (rank of Commendador), Colombia; Diploma of the Order of Ayacucho (Commendador), Peru; Flying Cross, First Class Peru.

Based on code developed by Richards Consulting Group