McCusky, Elbert Scott, CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 131X, VF-8 Jolly Rogers
Service Years
1938 - 1965
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
Plank Owner

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Bersley H. Thomas, Jr. (Tom), SMCS to remember McCusky, Elbert Scott (Ace of Midway NC2x), CAPT.

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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Little Rock

Date of Passing
Jun 15, 1997
Location of Interment
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
We just shot his ass off!" McCuskey whooped when he and his wingman downed a Japanese flying boat in early 1942.
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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings
Command Ashore
Command at Sea

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1939, Aviation Officer Candidate School (AOCS) (Pensacola, FL)
 Duty Stations
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLUSS Lexington (CV-2)VF-42 Green PawnsUSS Yorktown (CV-5)
VF-3 TomcattersUSS Bunker Hill (CV-17)VF-8 Jolly Rogers
  1938-1939, 131X, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1940-1942, 131X, USS Lexington (CV-2)
  1941-1942, 131X, VF-42 Green Pawns
  1942-1942, 131X, USS Yorktown (CV-5)
  1942-1942, 131X, VF-3 Tomcatters
  1944-1945, 131X, USS Bunker Hill (CV-17)
  1944-1945, 131X, VF-8 Jolly Rogers
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Bombardment - Marshall and Gilbert Islands
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of the Coral Sea
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
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