From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Lorenzo Daleo '50

Date of birth: September 1, 1928

Date of death: September 7, 1954

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1950 Lucky Bag:


From USNA 1950:

Jim completed 86 combat missions in Korea, flying the F-86 jet aircraft. A flight leader in the 509th Fighter Bomber Squadron, he was killed in the crash of an F-86F while on landing approach at Langley AFB, VA.

He is buried in Missouri.

He had 86 combat missions in Korea and was a flight leader in the 509th Fighter-Bomber Squadron at the time of his loss. (Information from December 1954 issue of Shipmate.)

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James Hudson '50 and Wilbur Spradling, Jr. '50 were also a member of the 13th Company.

James Bowers '50, Hamilton McDowell, Jr. '50, Wilbur Spradling, Jr. '50, James Wills, Jr. '50, Edward Hotz, Jr. '50, Cedric Peterson, Jr. '50, George Duncan, Jr. '50, and Christopher Braybrooke '50 were also graduated from pilot training class 51-E, Williams AFB, Arizona, on August 4, 1951. (Sixty-seven Naval Academy graduates completed this class.)

Class of 1950

Lorenzo is one of 36 members of the Class of 1950 on Virtual Memorial Hall.