Difference between revisions of "MICHAEL P. THOMPSON, LT, USN"

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== Note ==
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== Remembrances ==
His gravestone has LT; Memorial Hall has LTJG.
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From [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/62910772 Find A Grave:]
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TBird & I were instructors together in VT-10. He was kind, and a great instructor. He really enjoyed flying & was looking forward to his orders to the fleet. The sky was colder & grayer after he was gone.
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<cite>Bob, July 27, 2015</cite>
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== Memorial Hall Error ==
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His gravestone has his rank as LT; Memorial Hall has LTJG. Posthumous promotion?
  
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Revision as of 10:10, 2 January 2018

Michael Thompson '83

Date of birth: November 25, 1961

Date of death: October 22, 1986

Age: 24

Loss

From Find A Grave:

LTjg Michael P. Thompson, USN graduated from the US Naval Academy Class of 1983. Mike was killed in a mid-air collision between two T-2B aircraft over Florida during a training mission. The other pilot and the two students survived without injury. He was an instructor pilot assigned to the VT-10 Cosmic Cats.

Remembrances

From Find A Grave:

TBird & I were instructors together in VT-10. He was kind, and a great instructor. He really enjoyed flying & was looking forward to his orders to the fleet. The sky was colder & grayer after he was gone. Bob, July 27, 2015

Memorial Hall Error

His gravestone has his rank as LT; Memorial Hall has LTJG. Posthumous promotion?


Class of 1983

Michael is one of 9 members of the Class of 1983 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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