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Travis Hoover
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1917
Melrose
Curry County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 2004
Webb City
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Col US Air Force
World War II, Korea, Vietnam

Col. Travis Hoover was the Pilot of Crew 2 of the historic Doolittle Raid against Japan, April 18, 1942. Remained in China-Burma-India Theater after Tokyo Raid until June, 1942. Served as bomber pilot in England, North Africa, and Italy from July, 1942 until September, 1944. Peacetime overseas service has been on Okinawa. Stateside assignments have been in Washington, D.C., Texas, California, Mississippi, and Kansas. Rated as command pilot. Decorations include Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 9 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal, and Chinese Army, Navy, and Air Corps Medal, Class A, 1st Grade.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Kay Hoover (1918 - 1990)
 
Burial:
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section C Site 583
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jody
Record added: Jan 19, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8294558
Travis Hoover
Added by: Lionel Alva, Jr.
 
Travis Hoover
Added by: Lionel Alva, Jr.
 
Travis Hoover
Added by: Jody
 
 
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Thinking of you on this Memorial Day week-end.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 25, 2014
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 Added: Dec. 6, 2013
Rest in peace and thank you for your military service.
-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 11, 2013
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