RICHARD G. TANGER, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Richard Tanger '62

Date of birth: June 29, 1940

Date of death: June 26, 1964

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1962 Lucky Bag:


Loss

From The Morning News (Wilmington, Delaware):

The Navy said yesterday Lt. (JG) Richard G. Tanger of Milwaukee was killed Friday when his F8 Crusader Jet crashed in the sea near the Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba.

Dick has a memory marker in Wisconsin.

He was survived by his parents and a brother, Thomas. (Information from November 1964 issue of SHIPMATE.)

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Class of 1962

Richard is one of 30 members of the Class of 1962 in Memorial Hall.