Fighter Ace

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

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Gordon Schecter
Class of 1935

Commander, US Navy

Deer Lodge, Montana

March 18, 1945 (32 years old)

Silver Star, KIA, WWII, Air Group (CAG) 45, Fighter Ace, Okinawa, Pacific, Fixed Wing, USNA 7th Company

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Virgil Lusk
Class of 1940

Captain, US Army

Carlsbad, New Mexico

March 9, 1943 (26 years old)

Operational loss, 330th Fighter Squadron, Fighter Ace, Fixed Wing, Non-graduate