Wilbert A. Stefanko (Stevens)

Will Stevens c. 1943
Will Stevens c. 1943
Recent Address: 35211 Melton St., Westland, MI 48166
E-mail Address: has935@cs.com
Family Info: Parents: Charles and Rose; Wife: Helen; Stepchildren: Tim, Karen, Barbara, 12 grandchildren 3 great grandchildren
Hometown: Dearborn, MI
Date Entered Service: January 30, 1943
Service Number: 36577264
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 794th
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Missions Flown: Completed 26 combat missions
Hump Missions: Ryukyus
Targets: Osaka, Omuta, Kure, Okayama, Kure, Chiba, Namazu, Fukui, Takarazuka, Aomon, Marcus(?), Fukuyama, Hikari,Takarazuka
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Medal (Service Star), Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Eastern Mandate Campaign, Battle Participation Award
Service Schools: Mechanic School - Amarillo Texas ; Clovis Army Air Field Feb. 1944; Lowery Field, CO Sept. 1943
MOS: Right Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: S/Sgt
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 44-61566 Jack's Hack
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Date Discharged: February 14, 1946
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Worked for Pennsylvania Central Airlines, Capital Airlines and last United Airlines 44 years before his sudden death.
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Comments: My late husband spoke highly of his service in the bomb group about all the flights, close calls and his fabulous crew members. We attended many conventions. He was so proud of his service for the country.
Will Stevens at VFW Convention - Post Commander
Will Stevens at VFW Convention - Post Commander

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