Pappy Boyington

Sep 28, 2011 No Comments by

Gregory “Pappy” Boyington (December 4, 1912 – January 11, 1988) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was an American fighter ace during World War II. For his heroic actions, he was awarded both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. Boyington flew initially with the American Volunteer Group in the Republic of China Air Force during the Second Sino-Japanese War. He later commanded the famous U.S. Marine Corps squadron, VMF-214 (“The Black Sheep Squadron”) during World War II. Boyington became a prisoner of war later in the war.

Personalities

About the author

Holly Hansen is the web developer at Air Age Media. Holly is responsible for online marketing and circulation promotions, and executing new digital initiatives across all platforms.
No Responses to “Pappy Boyington”
Copyright © 2014 Air Age Media. All rights reserved.