Paul Anthony GregoryLieutenant
VF-92, USS AMERICA
United States Navy
10 July 1939 - 25 July 1970
Virginia Beach, VA
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The database page for Paul Anthony Gregory
Lt. Gregory was killed in a plane crash on July 25, 1970, days after his 31st birthday. He was killed over water in the Gulf of Tonkin offshore North Vietnam. He was from Virginia Beach, Va, and he was married. His body was never recovered.
Lieutenant Paul Gregory, assigned to Fighter Squadron 92 embarked in USS AMERICA (CVA-66), died when his F-4J PHANTOM went down in the Gulf of Tonkin. His Radar Intercept Officer sucessfully ejected and was picked by SAR forces, but there was no sign of LT Gregory. It is unknown whether Gregory attempted to eject from his aircraft or if he "rode it in" while attempting to recover the aircraft.
A memorial from a Proud Wearer Of Lt. Gregory's MIA Bracelet,|
27 Jul 2001
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)