First Lieutenant Greenway was the pilot of a F-84E Thunderjet fighter with the 111st Fighter Bomber Squadron, 136th Fighter Bomber Wing. On January 5, 1952, while on a combat mission, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire and crashed landed at Taegu #1 Airfield (K-2).

Note:  Greenway photo is from WWII.  He was a dual service member.

  • Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 25 March 1926
  • Date of death: 5 January 1952
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Air Force
  • Division/Assignment: 136th Fighter Bomber Wing
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Bottom Panel
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