McKenna, Francis Joseph, RADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1949-1950, 131X, Bureau of Aeronautics
Service Years
1920 - 1950
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1898
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Leicester
Last Address
Norfolk, Va.

Date of Passing
May 29, 1969
 
Location of Interment
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 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyNaval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLNAS Pensacola
VT-2/VTB-2 (WW II)VF-3 TomcattersUSS Lexington (CV-2)VF-5 Fighting Hell Cats
NAS NorfolkVP-10 Red LancersNAS Coco Solo, PanamaNAS San Diego
NAS Barbers PointVB-6USS Enterprise (CV-6)USS St. Lo (CVE-63)
NAS Seattle/SandpointUSS Kearsarge (CV-33)NAS Corpus Christi/Truax Field
  1917-1920, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1920-1921, USS North Dakota (BB-29)
  1921-1923, USS Sacramento (PG-19)
  1923-1924, USS Elcano (PG-38)
  1924-1925, USS John D. Edwards (DD-216)
  1925-1926, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1925-1926, NAS Pensacola
  1926-1927, 131X, VS-1
  1927-1927, 131X, VT-2/VTB-2 (WW II)
  1927-1928, 131X, VF-3 Tomcatters
  1927-1929, 131X, USS Lexington (CV-2)
  1929-1929, 131X, VF-5 Fighting Hell Cats
  1929-1931, 131X, NAS Norfolk
  1932-1932, 131X, NAS Norfolk
  1932-1935, 131X, VP-10 Red Lancers
  1933-1933, 131X, NAS Coco Solo, Panama
  1934-1934, 131X, NAS San Diego
  1935-1935, 131X, NAS Barbers Point
  1935-1937, 131X, NAS Norfolk
  1937-1938, 131X, VB-6
  1937-1938, 131X, USS Enterprise (CV-6)
  1939-1940, 131X, Commander Aircraft Battle Force
  1940-1942, 131X, NAS Norfolk
  1942-1942, 131X, NOB Dutch Harbor, AK
  1942-1942, 131X, Dutch Harbor
  1943-1944, USS Midway (ACV-63)
  1944-1944, 131X, USS St. Lo (CVE-63)
  1945-1945, 131X, NAS Seattle/Sandpoint
  1945-1947, 131X, USS Kearsarge (CV-33)
  1947-1948, 131X, NAS Corpus Christi/Truax Field
  1949-1950, 131X, Bureau of Aeronautics
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Morotai
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