National Flight Log Entry
RADM GEORGE LEO COMPO, USNR/USN
|Service Date In:||05/03/1917|
|Service Date Out:||07/01/1949|
|Date of Birth:||11/10/1892|
|Aviation Designation:||Naval Aviator 201|
|City, State:||Pinehurst , NC
Highest Personal Decoration or AwardNavy Cross / Army Legion of Merit
Theaters/CampaignsWorld War I and World War II
Aviation Ground School, MIT, Cambridge, MA; Staff, CDR Naval Forces France, 1918; USS Langley, 1927; VP-8, 1931Royal Naval Air Station, Cattewater, England; Royal Air Force Station, Killingholme, England; Squadron Commander, Naval Air Station Queenstown, Ireland; Staff of Commander, Air Force, Pacific Fleet; X.O. Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, TX; C.O. Naval Air Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; C.O. Fleet Air Wing 3, Panama; C.O. Naval Air Station Norfolk, VA; Commander, Naval Air Bases, 5th Naval District, Norfolk, VA; Governor, Northern Marianas & Bonin Islands.
Naval Aviator 201. Served in World War I & World War II. Seved at Sperry Gyroscope Co., Brooklyn, NY in connection w/ experimental work with the Flying Bomb under Naval Inspector Ordnance.
Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross; American Defense Service Medal w/ Base Clasp; American Campaign Medal; World War I Victory Medal w/ Aviation Clasp; World War II Victory Medal; Order of Boyacá (rank of Commendador), Colombia; Diploma of the Order of Ayacucho (Commendador), Peru; Flying Cross, First Class Peru.