Gregory ?Pappy? Boyington
Gregory Boyington got the nickname ?Pappy? because, being just over 30, he was a decade older than many of his pilots? Pappy Boyington was known as Greg Hallenbeck while attending the University of Washington. According to a feature in the school?s alumni magazine, Boyington ?was using the name of his step-father and did not revert to his father?s last name until after graduation.?
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