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Obituary: Col. Donald J. Green, USAF Ret., PhD, J.D.

Col. Don Green, 95, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2012, at Riverside Regional Medical Center following a stroke. He was born August 16, 1916, in Missoula, Montana to James and Elizabeth (Chapman) Green. In 1940, Don left college to attend flight school. He was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Army Air Corps. During World War II, he became an ace fighter pilot, flying combat missions in both the European and Pacific theaters. He was shot down twice during air battles in the Pacific. During the war he attained the rank of Major and earned numerous combat awards. After …

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