2Edward Vernon Garner Wins Wings In U.S. Navy

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Edward Vernon Garner, son of Mrs. James W. Garner, of 26 Bellevue avenue, Norwood, was graduated recently from the Naval Air Training Bases, Corpus Christi, and was commissioned an ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

He is a former student of the Northeastern University, Boston.

Each Naval Aviator is an expert flyer, navigator, aerologist, gunner, and radio operator.

Naval Aviators fly carrier-based or land-based planes in combat zones, or at Naval Air Stations at home and aboard.

Types of planes in Naval Aviation include fighters, dive bombers, scout and observation, multi-engined bombers, patrol planes, and air transports.

Whether in the Marine Corps or in the Navy, Naval Aviators wear the famous “Wings of Gold.”