CPT Herman Carl Abelein

Herman Abelein posing near plane during flight training, Pensacola, Florida [1949]

War: Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Korean War, 1950-1953

Branch: Navy

Unit: VP-8 (Patrol Squadron); CTF-72 (Commander Task Force); FAS-11 (Fleet Air Service Squadron); FAS-120; VP-50 (Patrol Squadron); USS Shangri-La (CV 38)

Service Location:Philippines; also: San Diego, California; Pensacola, Florida; Corpus Christi, Texas; Patuxent River, Maryland; Newport, Rhode Island; Jacksonville, Florida; Washington, District of Columbia; New Orleans, Louisiana; Japan; Korea

We honor you, Herman Abelein.

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