McWhorter III, Hamilton, CDR

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1968-1969, NAS Miramar
Service Years
1941 - 1969

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Date of Passing
Apr 12, 2008
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Last Known Activity
Retired in El Cajon, California. Co-author of a book on his experiences in WWII, "First Hellcat Ace."
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Flew 89 combat missions during WWII.

US Navy's first Hellcat ace, ultimately downing twelve Japanese aircraft in the F6F.
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  1968-1969, NAS Miramar


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NAS Miramar Unit Page


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Air Operations Officer

 NAS Miramar Details

NAS Miramar
Redesignated MCAS Miramar

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Naval Air Stations


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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2008
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107 Members Also There at Same Time
NAS Miramar

SMITH, Armistead, CAPT, (1942-1972) Captain
Taylor, Albert, PO1, (1958-1968) Petty Officer First Class
Dowd, Wayne, PO2, (1966-1970) Petty Officer Second Class
Merz, Tom, SCPO, (1964-1988) Petty Officer Second Class
Sweeney, Theodore, PO2, (1966-1970) Petty Officer Second Class
Denny, Ray, PO3, (1969-1973) Petty Officer Third Class
Hays, Rodger, PO1, (1967-1976) Petty Officer Third Class
Taylor, Raymond, PO3, (1969-1972) Airman
Merendino, King, PO1, (1968-1995) Airman Apprentice
Vejtasa, Stanley Winfield, CAPT, (1938-1970) OFF 131X Captain
Aldern, Donald Deane, CAPT, (1952-1970) OFF 131X Commander
Metzler, Charles David, CDR, (1953-1971) OFF 131X Commander
Johnson, Richard, LCDR, (1964-1996) OFF 154X Lieutenant Commander
Coulston, Richard, LCDR, (1967-1987) OFF 310X Lieutenant
Doyle, Michael William, CDR, (1958-1980) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Rose, Tom, LT, (1967-1973) OFF 132X Lieutenant
Tom, Mitchell, LT, (1966-1972) OFF 132X Lieutenant
Willard, Melville, (1953-1961) OFF 410X Lieutenant
Merrick, James Lee, LT, (1965-1968) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
ZEITLER, GEORGE, CDR, (1955-1988) WO 739X Chief Warrant Officer 2
Green, William, SCPO, (1952-1974) AME 8323 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Brewer, James Alonzo, CPO, (1950-1970) AD ADJ-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Brewer, James Alonzo, CPO, (1950-1970) AD ADJ-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Garcia, Oscar, CPO, (1956-1975) AE AE-7133 Chief Petty Officer
Hartman, Darrell, SCPO, (1957-1976) ET ET-0000 Chief Petty Officer
McDonald, Donald A, CPO, (1956-1977) AMH AM-8345 Chief Petty Officer
Robbins, Howell, SCPO, (1956-1976) 00 8271 Chief Petty Officer
Smith, Larry C, CPO, (1958-1980) BT BT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Brown, Henry, CPO, (1960-1978) ETN Petty Officer First Class
Clayton, John, PO1, (1961-1981) AZ AZ-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Collins, Robert D., SCPO, (1964-1985) AME AME-0000 Petty Officer First Class
DiCerbo, Mike, PO1, (1965-1980) AT ATR-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Gill, Monte, SCPO, (1959-1988) EN EN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Hoviak (Grzechowiak), Raymond, PO1, (1952-1975) AK AK-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Lee, John, PO1, (1969-1989) RM RM-2393 Petty Officer First Class
Bujno, Thomas, PO2, (1966-1970) AC AC-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Cross, Clifton, PO2, (1965-1969) AMH AM-8345 Petty Officer Second Class
Dunn, Dennis, PO2, (1968-1972) AO AO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Elsley, Thomas, PO2, (1966-1970) AMS AMS-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Germann, Dennis, PO2, (1968-1972) AQF AQF-8324 Petty Officer Second Class
HARRISON, JED, PO2, (1954-1968) AT ATR-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hendren, Ted, PO2, (1969-1973) ADJ ADJ-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
HONEYFIELD, JAY, PO2, (1967-1970) AE AE-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Ingram, George, PO2, (1966-1970) 00 00-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Klotz, Dwight, PO2, (1968-1972) AZ AZ-6313 Petty Officer Second Class
Lawrence, H Gene, PO1, (1966-1977) AO Petty Officer Second Class
Obed, Daniel, PO2, (1965-1969) 00 00-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Peterson, Russell, PO2, (1964-1968) PH PH-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Rojohn, Edward, PO2, (1967-1971) AC AC-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Sheeran, Mike, PO2, (1967-1976) YN CYN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Swope, Ted W, PO2, (1967-1971) AMS AMS-8351 Petty Officer Second Class
Annarino, Angelo, PO3, (1965-1968) OFF Petty Officer Third Class
Archer, John, PO3, (1965-1968) AK AK-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Beck, Melvin, PO3, (1966-1970) AQF AQF-8324 Petty Officer Third Class
Berry, JB, PO3, (1967-1971) PN PN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Bradley, Dennis, PO3, (1965-1968) AMH Petty Officer Third Class
Brashear, William, PO3, (1966-1969) ADJ ADJ-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Brophy, James, PO3, (1965-1968) AQF AQF-8324 Petty Officer Third Class
Cecil, Donald, PO3, (1968-1972) AE AE-0000 Petty Officer Third Class

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