DAVID D. FORD, 2LT, USAF

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

David Ford '54

Date of birth: March 14, 1931

Date of death: February 24, 1954

Age: 22

Naval Academy Register

David Dean Ford was admitted to the Naval Academy from Iowa on June 28, 1950 at age 19 years 3 months.

Lucky Bag

David is listed on the page “Those We Leave Behind…” He was honorably discharged on February 6, 1952.

Loss

David was lost on February 24, 1954 when his "military aircraft crashed at Nellis AF base."

He is buried in Iowa and was survived by his parents and sister.


Class of 1954

David is one of 38 members of the Class of 1954 in Memorial Hall.