Loomis, F. Kent, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1970-1970, CNO - OPNAV
Service Years
1925 - 1970
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Parkersburg, Wood Cty, WVa
Last Address
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 66

Date of Passing
Feb 16, 1987
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 66

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Naval Historical Foundation
  1945, Naval Historical Foundation [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Naval Historian F. Kent Loomis

Assistant Director of Naval History, Captain F. (Frederick) Kent Loomis, USN (Ret.)
F. Kent Loomis, Dir. of Kusaka Naval History, Pearl Harbor

Naval History & Heritage Command, Director:
Rear Admiral F. Kent Loomis, USN (ret.), 24 January 1970 – 31 July 1970
Other Comments:
Often listed as Captain (retired active duty 1955), he reached the rank of Rear Admiral.
It appears F. Kent Loomis worked for the Naval History Division of the CNO
after his retirement from active duty. He is credited in dozens of works for his
assistance in researching material and editing or authoring articles.

Naval History Division
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Assistant Director of Naval History, Captain F. Kent Loomis, USN (Retired)

Director of Naval History & Heritage Command
Rear Admiral F. Kent Loomis, USN (ret.), 24 January 1970 – 31 July 1970

••• Work in Progress •••
Frederick Kent Loomis
any information you have would be welcome
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUS Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)NROTC (Staff)USS Barracuda (SS-163)
USS Bonita (SS-165)USS Skipjack (SS-184)USS Narwhal (SS-167)COMNAVSUBFOR
  1925-1927, USS Nevada (BB-36)
  1927-1929, USS S-47 (SS-158)
  1929-1930, USS S-47 (SS-158)
  1930-1931, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1931-1932, Pennsylvania State University NROTC (Cadre)
  1933-1933, USS Barracuda (SS-163)
  1934-1934, USS Bonita (SS-165)
  1935-1937, Navy Material Command (NAVMAT)
  1937-1939, Submarine Division 15
  1939-1941, USS Skipjack (SS-184)
  1941-1943, Commander, Submarines Asiatic (COMSUBASIATIC), Commander In Chief Asiatic Fleet
  1943-1943, USS Narwhal (SS-167)
  1945-1946, USS Napa (LPA-157)
  1962-1969, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, CNO - OPNAV
  1970-1970, CNO - OPNAV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1921-1925, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Napa, APA 157
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