Beckwith, Reynolds W., CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1970-1972, 131X, NAF Monterey
Service Years
1943 - 1975

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Contact Info
Home Town
Coral Gables, FL
Last Address
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Date of Passing
Jun 05, 2013
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
HAL-3 Seawolf AssociationNaval Helicopter Association (NHA)
  1990, HAL-3 Seawolf Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1990, Naval Helicopter Association (NHA)

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Last Known Activity

CAPT Reynolds Beckwith, USN (Ret)
Service dates: September, 1943 to September, 1975

Highest rank: Captain

Education: Graduated USNA, 1949, USNPGS, MSEE (1953-1956) and Armed Forces Staff College

Aircraft flown:

P4Y-2, P2V-3, SP-2H, SNB, SH-3A/D, H-34, UH-1B (gunship) Squadrons: VP-871/VP-19, VX-l, VP-24, HS-7, HS-10, HA(L)-3

Commands: CO/XO HS-7, CO HS-10, CO HA(L)-3

Served in Korean and Vietnam Wars;

as Director, Air Division, OP-95; Operations Officer on USS Princeton (LPH-7)

Awards: Legion of Merit (V), DFC, Air Medals, Vietnamese Navy DSO, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) CourseCommander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)HA(L)-3 Seawolves
NAF Monterey
  1969-1969, 131X, Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) Course
  1969-1970, 131X, Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
  1969-1970, 131X, USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
  1969-1970, 131X, HA(L)-3 Seawolves
  1970-1972, 131X, NAF Monterey
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyArmed Forces Staff CollegeNaval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  1945-1949, United States Naval Academy
  1960-1962, Armed Forces Staff College
  1970-1972, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
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