Watson, Richard G., Jr., LTJG

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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Current/Last Primary Designator/NEC
135X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Aviation Support
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1960-1968, Naval Reserve Forces Command
Previously Held Designator/NEC
AD-0000-Aviation Machinist's Mate
AD-8243-A-3 Plane Captain (Flight Crew)
AWF-0000-Naval Aircrewman Mechanical
Service Years
1939 - 1968
Voice Edition
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge


 Military Association Memberships
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)VP-44  Golden Pelicans AssociationMilitary Order of the World Wars (MOWW)Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA)
WW II Memorial National RegistryNaval Aviation Museum FoundationNavy League of the United StatesUnited States Navy Memorial
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)United States Naval InstituteAssociation of Aviation OrdnancemenLas Vegas Wings Chapter
American LegionMaritime Patrol Association
  1958, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1979, VP-44 Golden Pelicans Association - Assoc. Page
  1993, Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) [Verified]
  1995, Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1995, WW II Memorial National Registry [Verified]
  1995, Naval Aviation Museum Foundation [Verified]
  1996, Navy League of the United States [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1996, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1997, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2005, United States Naval Institute [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2007, Association of Aviation Ordnancemen [Verified]
  2009, Distinguished Flying Cross Society(DFCS), Las Vegas Wings Chapter (Member At Large) (Las Vegas, NV , Nevada) - Chap. Page
  2011, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, Maritime Patrol Association1


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I am enjolying retirement with family and friends.
   
Other Comments:
My Naval Assignments have included many reserve squadrons that are not listed in the matrix. They are as follows:

VP-907, Plankowner, commissioned July 4, 1946 and redesignated VP-ML-57 on November 15, 1946. In February 1950, the unit was redesignated to VP-871 at which time I transferred back to active duty in February 1951. The unit was redesignated VP-19 in February 1953.

I was subsequently transferred from VP-871 to VR-5, Moffet Field, CA in September 1952 and remained there until December 1954, upon going to the active reserve with VP-871 until 1957. I was then transferred to ZP-871 (Blimp Squadron) as A/C Maintenence Officer from 1958-1960 and went inactive in 1960.
I am a qualified Flight Engineer in the following aircraft:PBY-5& 5A,PB2Y-3,PB4Y-2,R6D-1,PV-2,and the R6V.While in VR-5 I recieved a FAA Flight Engineers License and a FAA A&E license.I had already gotten my pilots license in 1949.

On November 7 2007 I was honored to be inducted into the Combat Aircrew Roll of honor on the USS Yorktown
CV 10.
   

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 2007, Association of Aviation Ordnancemen
 
Title
Associate Member

Join Year
2007
   
Crest
Association of Aviation Ordnancemen
Association Type
Military Professional

Website
http://www.aaoweb.org/AAO/
Contact Phone Number
Not Specified

Contact Email
AAOPresident@aaoweb.org
Year Established
Not Specified

Owner
Not Specified
HQ Address
9691 Bundy Drive
Santee, CA 92071-2771

Last Updated: Nov 29, 2010
   
Comments

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