O. W. Myers

Korean War
RankLieutenant Commander U.S. Navy
Date of DeathJune 29 1951
National Defense Service Medal
Lieutenant Commander Myers was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Lieutenant Commander Myers was a crew member of a P4M-1 Mercator Patrol Bomber with Patrol Squadron VX-1, based at Naval Air Station Key West, Florida. On June 29, 1951, his aircraft engine failed on takeoff and the plane crashed killing 8 men.