Rockwell, George Lincoln, CDR

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Primary Unit
1954-1960, Commander Naval Air Forces Reserve
Service Years
1940 - 1960

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Home Town
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Last Address
Arlington, VA

Date of Passing
Aug 25, 1967
Location of Interment
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In 1960, as a result of his political and racial activities, the United States Navy discharged Rockwell one year short of retirement. The official reason was that Rockwell was "not deployable" in the Naval Reserve due to his views. The board proceedings to separate him were an extremely public affair and Rockwell widely advertised the results stating that he "had basically been thrown out of Navy".

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 Duty Stations
US NavyNAS SquantumSchool Assignments - StaffNAS Jacksonville FL
NAVSTA Norfolk, VAPensacola (Faculty Staff)/Navy Photo Schools (Faculty Staff)USS Wasp (CV-18)NAS San Diego
USS Mobile (CL-63)Commander Naval Air Forces ReserveFleet Aviation Specialized Operational Training Group (Faculty Staff)/FASOTRAGRUPAC (Faculty Staff)NAS Keflavik, Iceland
  1941-1941, Recruit Training Center (RTC) (Faculty Staff)
  1941-1941, NAS Squantum
  1941-1941, Navy Pre-Flight School
  1941-1941, NAS Jacksonville FL
  1941-1941, Naval Flight School
  1941-1941, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1941-1941, USS Pastores (AF-16)
  1941-1943, USS Omaha (CL-4)
  1943-1943, Pensacola (Faculty Staff)/Navy Photo Schools (Faculty Staff)
  1943-1944, USS Wasp (CV-18)
  1944-1944, NAS San Diego
  1944-1945, Fleet Air Support Unit
  1945-1945, NAS Ford Island
  1945-1945, USS Mobile (CL-63)
  1945-1945, SOSU-1
  1945-1945, Unit Assignment Unknown
  1945-1950, Commander Naval Air Forces Reserve
  1950-1952, FASOTRAGRUPAC (Faculty Staff)/Det Coronado (Faculty Staff)
  1952-1952, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1952-1952, NAS Keflavik, Iceland
  1952-1954, FASRON 107
  1954-1960, Commander Naval Air Forces Reserve
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
 Colleges Attended 
Brown University
  1938-1941, Brown University
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