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Col Leon Wyant Huffman
Birth: Nov. 6, 1934
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 10, 1999
Perry
Houston County
Georgia, USA

Leon Wyant Huffman was the son of Leona Wyant and Clifford Russell Huffman (1910-1972).

He was a freshman at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1954. His hometown is shown as Catawba, North Carolina.

Leon entered the Air Force in February 1957 as an Aviation Cadet in Navigator Training Class 58-08C. He first attended pre-flight at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, Texas. After three months, he then went to Harlingen ABF, Texas for flight training. At Harlingen Leon flew training missions in the T-29C ‘Flying Classroom'.

Leon graduated with Class 58-08C on May 6, 1958 at which time he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and received his Navigator Wings.

Leon, along with the majority of our class, went to Keesler AFB, Mississippi for Electronic Counter Measures school.

He married Ann.

Leon graduated from the University of Maryland on June 5, 1965.

He served in Vietnam.

In the mid 1970's he was stationed at Headquarters Tactical Air Command.
 
 
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  Clifford Russell Huffman (1910 - 1972)
 
Note: Historical Site Route 1, Box 800 Andersonville, Ga 31711;COL US AIR FORCE; VIETNAM
 
Burial:
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Macon County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section: J, Row: 1399
 
Maintained by: Lee A. Hillard
Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Apr 15, 2010
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Col Leon Wyant Huffman
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Rest in peace.
- Lee A. Hillard
 Added: May. 14, 2011
Leon was a classmate in Cadet Navigation Class 58-08C at Harlingen AFB, Texas. The patch shown is for 'Bong' Squadron to which he was assigned. God Bless you and may you rest in peace.
- Class 58-08C
 Added: May. 14, 2011
 
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