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CAPT THERON J. TAYLOR, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 554


Service Date In: 04/01/1942
Service Date Out: 03/01/1973
Date of Birth: 06/20/1921
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: Colorado College/Oklahoma U
City, State: Phoenix, AZ

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Navy Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

WWII,Korea,Vietnam

Aircraft

SB2C
AD
F9F-8
A4D-1,5
F8U

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Hornet (CV-12)
USS Graffias (AF-29)
USS Princeton

Associations/Service Organizations

Assn. of Nav Aviation
Tailhook Assn
MOAA
American Legion
Naval Aviation Museum Fdn.

Significant Achievements

Received 11 Air Medals. Carrier combat pilot in WWII and Korea. 4,140 flight hours. 330 carrier landings. Navy Test pilot. "Mission Beyond Darkness" 1st Battle of Philippines 20 June 1944. Director of Flight Test, NATC. CO USS Grafias, Navy & Marine Corps Center, NAS Atlanta.

Additional Photos

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