McWhorter, Henry Sterling, LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 131X, VFP-63
Service Years
1959 - 1965
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1934
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Savannah, GA
Last Address
Savannah, GA

Casualty Date
Aug 29, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Hillcrest Abbey East Cemetery - Savannah, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02E 068

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  1965-1965, 131X, VFP-63

Lieutenant

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Unit
VFP-63 Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant

NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot

Location
Vietnam

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 VFP-63 Details

VFP-63
From 1961
LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHIC SQUADRON SIXTY THREE 
Light Photographic Squadron Sixty-Three supplied a detachment for every attack carrier in the Pacific 
 
The squadron was originally formed during the Korean Conflict as VJ-61. Since that time its designation has undergone several changes including VC-61, VFPO 61, VCP-63 and finally VFP-63. Its array of aircraft go back to the ;F4U-5P "Corsair" and through the AJ-2P "Savage", F2H-2P "Banshee", F9F-2P and -5P "Panther," F9F-6P and -SP "Cougar," A3D-2P "Skywarrior"
and on up to the present 1000 + MPH F8U-1P.  


Through its detachments the parent squadron at NAS Miramar has reached far flung places throughout the world;


Type
Air Units - Fixed Wing

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
Fixed Wing

Strength
Air Squadron

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Aug 29, 2012
   
   
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LT McWhorter
13 Members Also There at Same Time
VFP-63

Goodwin, Charles Bernard, LCDR, (1961-1965) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Rudolph, Robert David, LTJG, (1962-1965) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Wolf, Ron, CPO, (1960-1980) OFF 1710 Chief Petty Officer
Cloud, James, PO1, (1959-1979) PR PR-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Obed, Daniel, PO2, (1965-1969) PH PH-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Reyer, Robert, PO2, (1962-1966) ADJ ADJ-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Nagel, Joseph, CPO, (1960-1984) AD AD-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Spencer, Gil, PO3, (1963-1967) AZ AZ-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Walster, Thomas Gavin, LTJG, (1964-1966) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Jones, Raymond, PO2, (1962-1977) Petty Officer Second Class
Shreve, David, PO3, (1962-1967) PR Petty Officer Third Class
Crosby, Frederick Peter, LCDR, (1954-1965) Lieutenant Commander
REYER, ROBERT, PO2, (1962-1966) Petty Officer Second Class

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