Cdr Turner F.Caldwell 1913- 1991
Turner Caldwell was born in
He joined Scouting Squadron 5 based aboard the USS Yorktown and later aboard the USS Enterprise. The
In January 1944 he formed and commissioned Fighter Squadron (night) 79 and served as commanding officer. In August of 1944 the designation was changed to Night Carrier Air group 41 attached to the USS Enterprise, part of task groups 38. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Legion of Merit.
Turner Caldwell was commanding officer Night attack and combat training Unit Naval Air Station, Barbers Point Oahu between March and December 1945.
In 1947 he commanded Carrier Air Group 4 on the USS Roosevelt. He attended Test pilots school at
For establishing a new world speed record in the D-558 at