Sutton, Frank, RDML

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 131X, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)/Physical Disability Appeal Board
Service Years
1917 - 1953
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Rear Admiral Lower Half

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Columbus, OH

Date of Passing
Oct 28, 1985
Location of Interment
Glen Rest Memorial Estate - Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 30 World War I Victory Button

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

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Naval Aviator Wings

 Duty Stations
Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)NAVSTA Newport, RIUS NavyUSS Argonne (AS-10))
USS Mississippi (BB-41)NAVSTA GuamAdvancement Schools and CoursesSchool Assignments - Staff
NAS PensacolaVF-1 WolfpackVF-1BUSS Saratoga (CV-3)
VP-1 Screaming EaglesVP-18 Flying PhantomsVT-3 Red KnightsNaval Special Warfare Command (NSWC)/Naval Special Warfare Center
Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) (Faculty Staff)NAS Columbus OHBureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)
  1917-1917, NRD Ohio/NRS Cincinnati
  1917-1918, NAVSTA Newport, RI
  1917-1918, Naval Tug Station Newport RI (WWI)
  1918-1918, USS Nevada (BB-36)
  1918-1918, USS Reina Mercedes (IX-25)
  1918-1922, U.S. Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School, Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
  1919-1919, USS Maine (BB-10)
  1920-1920, USS Kansas (BB-21)
  1921-1921, USS Kansas (BB-21)
  1922-1922, 000X, USS Argonne (AS-10))
  1922-1922, 000X, USS Sirius (AK-15)
  1922-1923, 000X, USS Mississippi (BB-41)
  1923-1923, 000X, USS Henderson (AP-1)
  1923-1924, 000X, USS Gold Star (AK-12)
  1924-1924, 000X, NAVSTA Guam
  1924-1925, 000X, Officers Torpedo School
  1924-1925, 000X, USS Pensacola (AK-7)
  1925-1926, 000X, USS La Vallette (DD-315)
  1926-1926, 000X, Naval Flight School
  1926-1927, 131X, NAS Pensacola
  1927-1932, 131X, VF-1 Wolfpack
  1932-1934, 131X, VF-1B
  1932-1934, 131X, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
  1934-1935, 131X, USS Richmond (CL-9)
  1935-1935, 131X, VP-1F
  1935-1938, 131X, NAS Ford Island
  1937-1937, 131X, VP-1 Screaming Eagles
  1937-1938, 131X, VP-18 Flying Phantoms
  1938-1940, 131X, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
  1938-1940, 131X, VT-3 Red Knights
  1940-1942, 131X, Bureau of Aeronautics
  1942-1943, 131X, USS Chenango (CVE-28)
  1943-1944, 131X, USS Wright (AV-1)
  1944-1945, 131X, USS Saginaw Bay (CVE-82)
  1945-1947, 131X, Naval Special Warfare Center/Naval Special Warfare Center Training Det Key West
  1945-1947, 131X, Night Attack and Combat Training Unit Det 5 (Faculty Staff)
  1947-1949, 131X, NAS Columbus OH
  1949-1950, 131X, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
  1950-1953, 131X, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)/Naval Examining Board
  1950-1953, 131X, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)/Physical Disability Appeal Board
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1932-1932 Grand Joint Exercise No. 4
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
  1944-1944 World War II4
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 Luzon Campaign (1944-45)/Invasion of Lingayen Gulf
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1918-1922, United States Naval Academy
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