Captain (Retired) Peter Young USA (1937-2021)
A Navy, Army and commercial pilot, Young joined the Army as a mechanic and switched to the Navy to go to flight school. After a tour as a Navy helo pilot, he resigned in 1946 to fly commercially with TWA. He rose to the rank of Captain, flying wide body jets on international routes. In 1975 he joined the RI Army National Guard where he flew both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters until his retirement in 1997. He accrued a total of 18,742 flight hours. Born, raised, and schooled in the Bronx, he attended Wheaton College in IL. He was a long-time East Greenwich, RI resident.