WELDON M. RIGGS, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Weldon Riggs '52

Date of birth: January 28, 1930

Date of death: April 5, 1957

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1952 Lucky Bag:

Loss

"Max" was lost when his aircraft collided with another off Beirut, Lebanon, on April 5, 1957. He was flying from USS Forrestal with Attack Squadron (VA) 76; he had only reported in February as the Maintenance Officer. He was survived by his wife, Martha. (Information from June 1957 issue of SHIPMATE.)

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Class of 1952

Weldon is one of 48 members of the Class of 1952 in Memorial Hall.