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1lt. Jeffrey R. Scharver

Jeffrey graduated from Ohio State University on a NROTC scholarship. His dream was to become a Marine pilot. He flew the Cobra helicopter. He was killed in action while flying a combat support mission in Grenada 10/25/1983. Operation Urgent Fury.

He was born in Canton Ohio and moved to RI with the family when he was 12. He liked sports, fishing and hunting. He was outgoing and full of life. There are 9 boys named after him.

He was just inducted into the RI Aviation HOF on 11/19/2022 among other wonderful remembrances.

  • Purple Heart and Silver Star Recipient.
  • Cobra pilot
  • Ohio State NROTC
  • Nominated for Rhode Island Aviator HOF 2020
  • Hanger named for him Camp Lejuene
  • Ohio Military HOF
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