McCain, John, ADM

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 131X, CTF 38
Service Years
1906 - 1945
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Neptune Sweethearts Domain
Panama Canal
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Teoc, MS

Date of Passing
Sep 06, 1945
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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Order of the Shellback

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
Grandfather of AZ Senator John McCain, and father of ADM John S. McCain, Jr.
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Naval Aviator Wings

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyCharleston Navy Yard, SCUSS Maryland (BB-46)USS Nitro (AE-2)
Formal Schools and Training CoursesNAS Coco Solo, PanamaUSS Ranger (CV-4)NAS North Island
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)CNO - OPNAV
  1906-1906, 110X, USS Ohio (BB-12)
  1906-1907, 110X, USS Baltimore (C-3)
  1907-1907, 110X, USS Panay (PG-45)
  1907-1908, 110X, USS Chauncey (DD-3)
  1908-1909, 110X, USS Connecticut (BB-18)
  1909-1909, 116X, USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4)
  1909-1911, 111X, USS Washington (ACR-11)
  1912-1914, 111X, Charleston Navy Yard, SC
  1914-1915, 111X, USS Colorado (ACR-7)
  1915-1918, 111X, USS San Diego (ACR/CA-6)
  1918-1921, 111X, Bureau of Navigation
  1921-1923, 111X, USS Maryland (BB-46)
  1923-1926, 111X, Bureau of Navigation
  1926-1926, 111X, USS Sirius (AK-15)
  1926-1928, 111X, USS New Mexico (BB-40)
  1929-1931, 111X, Bureau of Navigation
  1931-1933, 111X, USS Nitro (AE-2)
  1933-1935, 111X, Bureau of Navigation
  1935-1936, 139X, Naval Flight School
  1936-1937, 131X, NAS Coco Solo, Panama
  1937-1939, 131X, USS Ranger (CV-4)
  1939-1941, 131X, NAS North Island
  1941-1942, 131X, Commander Patrol and Reconnaissance Force Pacific
  1942-1942, 131X, Commander Aircraft South Pacific Force
  1942-1943, 131X, Bureau of Aeronautics
  1943-1944, 131X, CNO - OPNAV
  1944-1945, 131X, CTF 38
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1899-1902 Philippine-American War/Philippine Insurrections
  1917-1918 World War I
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of the Eastern Solomons
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of the Eastern Solomons
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal-Tulagi landings/Battle of Savo Island
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Samar
  1944-1944 Luzon Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Mindoro
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Surrender of Japan, End of WWII
 Colleges Attended 
University of MississippiUnited States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1901-1902, University of Mississippi
  1902-1906, United States Naval Academy
  1928-1929, Naval War College
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