Delong, Philip, Col

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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
9907-Colonel, Naval Aviator/Naval Flight Officer
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Primary Unit
1965-1966, MCAS Futenma, Japan
Service Years
1942 - 1969
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by 1stSgt David Straub to remember Marine Col Philip Delong.

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Home Town
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Last Address
Jackson, MI

Date of Passing
Jul 09, 2006
Location of Interment
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Other Comments:
Colonel P. C. DeLong was one of the few Marine Corps pilots who claimed the distinction of being a Double Ace.

His son was also a Marine Corps Officer and retired as a LtGen. He is also a skilled combat pilot.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
NAS Corpus Christi TXVMFA-212VMF-312MCAS Futenma, Japan
  1942-1942, 7302, NAS Corpus Christi TX
  1943-1944, 7302, VMFA-212
  1950-1950, 7302, VMF-312
  1965-1966, MCAS Futenma, Japan
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)3
 Colleges Attended
Michigan State UniversityGeorge Washington University
  1938-1940, Michigan State University
  1940-1941, George Washington University
  1941-1942, Others/Not Listed
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