Eugene Martin Cahill

Recent Address: 4247 Maple Lane, Carmichael, CA 95608
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Family Info: Wife: Gretchen; Michael, Kristin, Patrick
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Date Entered Service: July 17, 1943
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Bomb Group: 462nd
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Location of Unit: Tinian
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Awards: Air Medal, with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, WWII Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, American Campaign Medal, Korean Service Medal, UN Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal with one Bronze Service Star, Air Force Longevity Service Award with 4 OLCs, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Badge
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MOS: MOS 1035-Bombardier
Rank Upon Discharge: Lt. Colonel
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Post WWII Service: Recalled to active duty on Nov. 13. 1950, he joined the USAF and served as Pilot in 1952. Discharged from USAAC in Sept. 1946 and from USAF on Nov. 1, 1967, with the rank of Lt. Colonel.
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Recalled to active duty on Nov. 13. 1950, he joined the USAF and served as Pilot in 1952. Discharged from USAAC in Sept. 1946 and from USAF on Nov. 1, 1967, with the rank of Lt. Colonel.
Thoughts About the 58th: Over 9,000 flying hours, enjoyed the KC-97 and T-33 the most.
Comments: Retired on November 1, 1967, and enjoyed fishing for trout and salmon.
Lt. Col. Cahill passed away January 1, 2005 and is buried at Calvary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, Sacramento, CA.

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