New England Air Museum
Stanley P. Astromowicz
Recent Address:
15 Russell Avenue, Portland, CT 06480
Email:
Family Information:
Parents: Joseph and Veronica; Children: Alan, Joseph, Theresa
Hometown:
Meriden, CT
Date Entered Service:
October 31, 1942
Service Number:
31195469
Bomb Group:
40th
Squadron:
44th
Location of Unit:
Pratt, KS (1943)
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Targets:
Awards/Decorations:
Presidential Unit Citation (2), Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal,
Asiatic-Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon,
American Theater Campaign Ribbon,
GCM w/5 BR Loops,
AFLSA w/4 OLC,
GCMDL 4 BR Loops,
AFLSA w/3 BR OLC,
American Occupation Medal (Japan),
Korean Service Medal,
UN Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal,
Good Conduct Medal BR CL w/3 Loops
Service Schools Attended:
Signal Corp Basic Training Nov 1942;
Telephone and Telegraph Lineman Feb 1943;
Electrician Oct 1944
Military Specialty(ies):
MOS 238-Lineman, Telephone and Telegraph
Rank Upon Discharge:
T/Sgt
Crew Type:
Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
Were you a POW?
No
Were you a Interned?
No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th:
Post-WWII Military Service:
Westover Field, MA and Azores
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
None
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
The 58th Bomb Wing had a great deal to do with ending the war and returning us to a civilian state. It taught me a lot.
Comments:
Mr. Astromowicz passed away March 13, 2008.

 


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