JACK E. LOPER, LCDR, USN
Jack Loper '46
Date of birth: unknown
Date of death: January 6, 1958
From the 1946 Lucky Bag:
Jack was lost when the A-3D Skyraider he was piloting crashed shortly after a bad catapult shot from USS Ticonderoga (CVA 14) on January 6, 1958, operating in the South China Sea (roughly 14° 15'N, 119° 3'E). His co-pilot and another crewman were also lost.
He is included in the detachment picture of Heavy Attack Squadron (VAH) 2 Det. M from the 1957-58 USS Ticonderoga (CVA 14) WestPac Cruise Book.
Unable to find a memory marker.
Edward Kennedy '46 was also a member of 4rd Company.