Calla V. Goodwin

Korean War
RankLieutenant Junior Grade U.S. Navy
Date of DeathSeptember 19 1950
National Defense Service Medal
Lieutenant Junior Grade Goodwin was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Lieutenant Junior Grade Goodwin served as a nurse with the U.S. Navy. She was enroute to Tokyo to aid the Korean wounded. On September 19, 1950, she was a passenger of a C-54 Skymaster transport from Kwajalein to Japan. The aircraft crashed and exploded shortly after takeoff killing all 26 Naval personnel on board.