Ballentine, John Jennings, ADM

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1951-1954, Naval Air Forces Atlantic Fleet, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Service Years
1917 - 1954

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Emmanuel Episcopal Church Cemetery
Port Conway
King George County
Virginia, USA

Date of Passing
May 21, 1970
Location of Interment
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 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS Arizona (BB-39)NAS PensacolaSchool Assignments - Staff
US NavyNAF DahlgrenVT-20 (WW II)USS Jason (ARH-1)
CNO - OPNAVVT-2/VTB-2 (WW II)USS Ranger (CV-4)Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17)Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)Carrier Division 7 (COMCARDIV 7)USS Bonhomme Richard (CVA-31)
USS Midway (CV-41)USS Franklin D.Roosevelt (CVA-42)Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)COMSIXTHFLT
Naval Air Forces Atlantic Fleet, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1914-1917, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1919-1920, USS Arizona (BB-39)
  1920-1920, NAS Pensacola
  1920-1920, Naval Flight Training
  1920-1921, US Army Bases
  1921-1922, VT-1/VTB-1
  1922-1926, NAF Dahlgren
  1926-1927, VT-20 (WW II)
  1926-1927, USS Jason (ARH-1)
  1927-1928, CNO - OPNAV
  1927-1928, USS Marblehead (CL-12)
  1928-1931, NAF Dahlgren
  1931-1933, VT-2/VTB-2 (WW II)
  1933-1936, Bureau of Aeronautics
  1936-1937, USS Wright (AV-1)
  1938-1939, Commander Aircraft Battle Force
  1939-1941, Bureau of Aeronautics
  1941-1941, USS Ranger (CV-4)
  1941-1942, USS Long Island (ACV-1)
  1942-1942, Commander Western Naval Task Force
  1943-1943, Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) Boston, MA
  1943-1944, USS Bunker Hill (CV-17)
  1944-1944, Aircraft Squadrons, Pacific Fleet, Naval Air Forces Pacific Fleet
  1944-1945, Commander, Fleet Air, West Coast, Naval Air Forces Pacific Fleet
  1945-1945, Carrier Division 7 (COMCARDIV 7)
  1945-1945, USS Bonhomme Richard (CVA-31)
  1945-1946, Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
  1946-1947, CNO - OPNAV
  1947-1948, USS Midway (CV-41)
  1947-1949, Carrier Division 1 (COMCARDIV 1)
  1948-1949, USS Franklin D.Roosevelt (CVA-42)
  1949-1949, General Board, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1949-1951, COMSIXTHFLT
  1951-1954, Naval Air Forces Atlantic Fleet, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1939-1941 Neutrality Operations in the North Atlantic
  1942-1942 Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)/Operation Torch
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1914-1917, United States Naval Academy
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