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CDR SYLVESTER A. THOMAS, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 898


Service Date In: 05/08/1929
Service Date Out: 11/30/1962
Date of Birth: 06/04/1911
Aviation Designation: Patrol Plane Cdr
State/College: Tulane University
City, State: Pensacola, FL

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Conduct Medals (3)

Theaters/Campaigns

Pacific, Europe

Aircraft

PBY
P5M
SBD
F4F
O3U-3

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Hornet, 08/01/41
USS Albemarle, Nav., 12/01/44
USS Saratoga, 10/01/33

Associations/Service Organizations

Silver Eagles Assn
Ret. Officers Assn
Nav Av Museum Fdn
US Navy Memorial Fdn

Significant Achievements

Carrier qualified on Langley. Commanding Officer VP-45 - Multi Engine Sea. Rearming Officer aboard the USS Hornet during the Doolittle Raid.
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