Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

New England Air Museum
Bernard (Bennie) Slonina

 

Recent Address:

Hampton, VA

Email:

 

Family Information:

Wife: Virginia; Children: Barbara, Mary Page

Hometown:

Yonkers, NY/Middleport. PA

Date Entered Service:

 

Service Number:

06885228

Bomb Group:

40th

Squadron:

 

Location of Unit:

Central America and Pratt Field

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Bronze Star with three Oak leaf clusters and the Air Medal.

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

Crew Chief and Gunner

Rank Upon Discharge:

Master Sergeant

Crew Type:

Flight

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-6281 (Heavenly Body); 42-24740

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

 

Post-WWII Military Service:

Served in Korea and retired in 1958

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

In 1958, he went to NASA and worked in the Full-Scale Tunnel, retiring in 1972. He then worked at the Poquoson Elementary School until 1986.

Comments:

Mr. Slonina passed away December 1, 2012.

 


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