From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Granville Pullen '71

Date of birth: November 24, 1948

Date of death: January 8, 1975

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1971 Lucky Bag:


From Find A Grave:

1st Lt. Pullen is one of five killed when their Sikorsky CH-53 crashed on a farm near Whaleysville during a routine training mission from New River, NC to McGuire AFB, NJ.

He was flying with:

  • 1st Lt. Edwin J. Ruff Jr.
  • LCpl. John V. Cataldi
  • Sgt. Ralph C. Schlectic
  • A1C Mark D. Lamascus

He was survived by his parents and is buried in Maine. USNA 1971 does not list him as an operational loss.

Class of 1971

Granville is one of 14 members of the Class of 1971 on Virtual Memorial Hall.