From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Bernard Joyce '53

Date of birth: May 30, 1928

Date of death: July 3, 1956

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1953 Lucky Bag:


From Find A Grave:

Graduated in the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1953 and entered flight training. Seriously injured in a training aircraft accident at Pensacola. Completed syllabus after recovery and designated Naval Aviator. Kiled in an AD Skyraider aircraft accident during Field Carrier Landing Practice at Crow's Landing, California.

He was survived by his wife, Dianne, and a daughter, Alison; he is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Bernard was a member of Attack Squadron (VA) 195, stationed at Moffett Field, California.

Class of 1953

Bernard is one of 62 members of the Class of 1953 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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