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CDR RAYMOND WILLIAM WEST, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 3786


Service Date In: 06/22/1942
Service Date Out: 07/01/1967
Date of Birth: 07/13/1923
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
City, State: Lenore, ID

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Distinguished Flying Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

WWII Korea Vietnam

Aircraft

F4U
F6F
AD
F9F-8B
A4D

Ship/Units/Deployments

VA-52 CO
USS Ranger (CVA-61)
COMCARDIV 7

Associations/Service Organizations

Tailhook Assn.
Daedalions
Assn. of Naval Aviation
Naval Aviation Museum Fdn.
Scottish Rite Mason and Shriner

Significant Achievements

Night carrier qualified aboard USS Ranger. Landed aboard 15 different carriers. Lead only flight ever launched and recovered off Cape Horn - USS Lexington 1962. Made 11 deployments to the Pacific. CO VA-52.
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