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John M. Lillard collection

Identifier: MS-0413-Oversized
The collection (18 items) consists of material dating from Lillard's service as a U. S. Navy pilot stationed in the Persian Gulf area. Included are tactical pilotage and jet navigation charts that he used during Operation Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield in 1991; Joint Overhead Graphic of Lebanon (1983) used during operations in support of the Multinational Peacekeeping Force occupation of Beirut International Airport; photographs of U. S. Navy F-14s and the USS Abraham LIncoln; letter detailing his experience during the Persian Gulf War; and program from a memorial service held aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt for three men killed in action in Feb. 1991. Lillard is a member of the Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1980. Inventory available.


  • 1983 - 1991

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18 items