Vraciu, Alexander, CDR

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Commander
Last Primary Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1956-1958, 131X, VF-51 Screaming Eagles
Service Years
1941 - 1964
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Decommissioning
Order of the Golden Dragon
Tailhook
Cold War
Commander Commander

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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
East Chicago

Date of Passing
Jan 29, 2015
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired
   
Other Comments:
US Navy High Individual Aerial Gunnery Award - 1957
   
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Naval Aviator Wings
Command at Sea

 
 Duty Stations
NAS Glenview ILUS NavyNAS DallasSchool Assignments - Staff
NAS North IslandVF-6 TomcattersUSS Independence (CVL-22)USS Intrepid (CV-11)
VF-16 Pistol Packing AirdalesUSS Enterprise (CV-6)VF-20 Fighting 20USS Lexington (CV-16)
NAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)USS Hornet (CV-12)VF-51 Screaming Eagles
  1941-1941, 110X, NAS Glenview IL
  1941-1941, 110X, NTS Great Lakes, IL
  1941-1941, 110X, NAS Dallas
  1941-1942, 137X, Primary Flight Training, NAS Corpus Cristi, TX
  1942-1942, 137X, NAS Melbourne, AUS
  1942-1942, 137X, USS Wolverine (IX-64)
  1942-1943, 131X, NAS North Island
  1943-1944, 131X, VF-6 Tomcatters
  1943-1944, 131X, USS Independence (CVL-22)
  1944-1944, 131X, USS Intrepid (CV-11)
  1944-1944, 131X, VF-16 Pistol Packing Airdales
  1944-1944, USS Enterprise (CV-6)
  1944-1945, 131X, VF-20 Fighting 20
  1944-1945, 131X, USS Lexington (CV-16)
  1945-1951, 131X, NAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)
  1951-1955, 131X, USS Hornet (CV-12)
  1956-1958, 131X, VF-51 Screaming Eagles
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)1
  1941-1945 World War II1
  1943-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)2
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea2
  1944-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
 Colleges Attended 
DePauw University
  1937-1941, DePauw University1
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