1944-45 — Italy, WW II
Harry R. Logan Jr. Col. USAF (Ret.), 88, a native of Hartford, Conn., and 38 year resident of Hampton, Va., died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009.
Colonel Logan retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1971 after 30 years of service as a Command Pilot with 14,000 flying hours. He served in WWII, during the Berlin Airlift and the Vietnam War.
His many decorations for honor, merit and service include the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Air Medal and Air Force Commendation Medal as well as many more.
He was a member of the Order of the Daedalians; life member of the VFW, Disabled American Veterans, NRA, and Past Chapter President of the Air Force Association; Past Organization President of the 57th Bomb Wing Alumni; U.S. Air Force Academy Silver Falcons, Quiet Birdman, the Elks and a 60 year member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
He was preceded in rest by his parents, Henry R. and Nora McKenna Logan; sisters, Patricia Woodworth, Judith Courtney; late former spouse, Nettie E. Logan.
Harry is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sarah H. Logan; three sons, Harry R. Logan III and his wife, Ruth Espinosa of Biloxi, Miss., Gregory M. Logan of Hampton, and Kevin P. Logan and his wife, Chong of Southbridge, Va.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Logan of Ohio and Frank Logan of Florida.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. A Celebration of Harry's life will follow at 3 p.m. officiated by Pastor Gary Cardwell. Interment with full military honors will be in Arlington National Cemetery at 11 a.m. Nov. 4, 2009.
Harry was a member of the 57th Bomb Wing, the 310th Bomb Group and the 379th Bomb Squad, B-25 Mitchells on the Mediterranean Theatre in WW II.
Barbi Ennis Connolly, 57th Bomb Wing Researcher PRINCESSBARBI_B25@msn.com