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CAPT VERNON "Jack" COLEY, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 41


Service Date In: 06/15/1939
Service Date Out: 10/31/1959
Date of Birth: 02/04/1918
Aviation Designation: Patrol Plane Cdr
State/College: Univ of California
City, State: Chicago Park, CA

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Dist. Flying Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

Solom/Marian/Iwo

Aircraft

PBY-1,5,5A
PV-1
P2V, ALL (1-7)
A-3

Ship/Units/Deployments

NATC Patuxent River, 07/10/49
Point Barrow/N Pole, 02/52-04/52
VX-6, Antarc/SPoleCO, 05/57-06/58

Associations/Service Organizations

Assn of Nav Aviation
NAMF
Golden Eagles Assn.
Early & Pioneer Fdn.

Significant Achievements

2nd man to have been to both the North and South poles, OINC Proj- ect SkiJump II 1952, 8000+ flight hrs, Navy Test Pilot School class #3, Developed Black Cat tactics.
Based on code developed by Richards Consulting Group