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Capt Ronald Charles "Ronnie" Walkerwicz
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1965
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1996
Cherry Point
Craven County
North Carolina, USA

US Marine Corps Veteran

Marine Attack Squadron 231
Pilot

fourth generation Marine

He was killed in a training accident Friday when his AV-8B Harrier jump-jet crashed in North Carolina, according to Marine officials.
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Bio courtesy of AF
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The New Bern Sun Journal - 2/25/1996

The Marine pilot who died Feb. 16 when his AV-8B Harrier crashed will be buried Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

Capt. Ronald C. Walkerwicz, 30, of VMA Squadron-231, will be buried with full honors in the national shrine. The Ellenville, N.Y. native was killed when his jet crashed right after taking off at Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station, about 200 yards from the base's perimeter;

Memorial services- were held Wednesday at Annunciatio Catholic Church in Havelock.

Walkerwicz was nearing nine years in the Corps and served more than four .years at Cherry Point. He helped rescue Air Force Capt. Scott O'Grady in June from Bosnia by flying close-air rescue escort into enemy airspace.

Investigators are still determining the cause of the accident.

 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 60, Site 6447
 
Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Record added: Jul 01, 2011
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Capt Ronald Charles Ronnie Walkerwicz
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Capt Ronald Charles Ronnie Walkerwicz
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