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Cushman, Thomas J.


Photograph of Thomas J. Cushman

Marine Corps


Cushman commanded 4 Marine Aircraft Wing from July 1943 to May 1944.

Service record

1895-7-27     

Born at St. Louis, Missouri
1917

Graduates from University of Washington in Seattle
1917-7-19

Enlists in the Marine Corps
1918-10-22     
Second lieutenant     
Commissioned
1919

Flight training
1921-6

Marine Barracks, Puget Sound
1923-9

Naval Station, Guam
1924-11

Brown Field, Quantico
1925-8

Instructor, Naval Air Station, Pensacola
1926-11

Aircraft Squadrons, West Coast Expeditionary Force, San Diego and Nicaragua
1929-5

Observation Squadron 9-M, 1 Marine Brigade, Haiti
1930-12

Executive Officer, Observation Squadron 9-M, 1 Marine Brigade, Haiti
1931-9

Engineering Course, Army Air Corps Technical Schools
1932-7

Company Officers Course, Marine Corps Schools
1933-6

Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department
1935-8

Army Air Corps Tactical School
1936-7

Commander, Observation Squadron 8
1937-6

Marine Aircraft Group 2
1938-7

Commander, Fighter Squadron Two-M
1939-6

Commander, Base Air Detachment, Quantico
1941-8

Commander, Marine Air Corps Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina
1943-7-7      
Brigadier general      Commander, 4 Marine Aircraft Wing
1944-11

Air defense commander, Mariana Islands
1945-4

Commander, Marine Air Corps Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina
1946-9

Commander, Marine Corps Air Bases
1947-5

Deputy commander, Aircraft, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific
1948-2-5

Commander, Aircraft, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific
1950-6

Assistant commander, Fleet Marine Aircraft Wing, Korea
1951-5

Commander, Fleet Marine Aircraft Wing, Korea
1951-8

Commander, Aircraft, 2 Marine Aircraft Wing
1953-2

Deputy commander, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific
1972-7

Dies at Corona del Mar, California

References

Rottman (2002)

United States Marine Corps History Division (accessed 2008-10-3)



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