Edward A. Smith
Cadet Sergeant First Class, First Lieutenant Platoon Leader; Arnold Air Society; Iota Lambda Sigma; Executive Sergeants Club; YMCA Council
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Married Betty Turner Smith
Air Force, Captain
Nighthawk Program at England Air Force Base Louisiana
Sep 29, 1929
Aug 6, 1954
Killed while conducting the Nighthawk Program at England AFB Louisiana.
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Spartanburg, SC
Personal remembrances and tributes: "He was a F-86 fighter pilot with the 4th Fighter Wing, 336th Fighter Interceptor Squadron from March 1953 through March 1954 during the Korean War. He returned to the states in March 1954."
An extract from an email from LTC USAFR-Ret Otha H. “Skeet” Vaughan. 8/28/02