Bernard (Bennie) Slonina

Recent Address: Hampton, VA
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Family Info: Wife: Virginia; Children: Barbara, Mary Page
Hometown: Yonkers, NY/Middleport. PA
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Service Number: 06885228
Bomb Group: 40th
Location of Unit: Central America and Pratt Field
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Awards: Bronze Star with three Oak leaf clusters and the Air Medal
Service Schools:
MOS: Crew Chief and Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: Master Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-6281 (Heavenly Body); 42-24740
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Post WWII 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.
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Comments: Mr. Slonina passed away December 1, 2012.

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