Charbonnet, Pierre, Jr., VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1974-1978, 000X, HQs - Chief Naval Reserve Force/Chief of Naval Reserve New Orleans (CNAVRES)
Service Years
1941 - 1978
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Contact Info
Home Town
New Orleans
Last Address
Upperville VA

Date of Passing
Nov 24, 2005
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec 2 Site 4713

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Last Known Activity
Retired to family Farm/Estate in Upperville,Va.
Other Comments:
World War II, Korea, and Veitnam Veteran
Carrier Landings 463
Flight Hours:
Jet 1,423
Prop 3,741
VF/VA 2,250
VT 750
Other 1,616 (T-39)
Member 4-C's Club (Corsair I, Corsair II, Cutlass, and Crusader)
As CAG-8 made first deployment in F7U-3M
Leader in low level bombing tactics for atomic weapons delivery.
Arthur Godfrey's Flight instructor
Air Group Commander on USS Santee during the 1944 Okinawa invasion.
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 Duty Stations
US NavyNAS DallasSchool Assignments - StaffVF-24
VF-17 Jolly RogersVFA-82 MaraudersNAS Whiting Field, FLNAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)
USS Forrestal (CVA-59)CNO - OPNAVUSS Marias (AO-57)USS Coral Sea (CVA-43)
COMNAVAIRLANTHQs  - Chief Naval Reserve Force/Chief of Naval Reserve New Orleans (CNAVRES)
  1941-1942, 000X, USS Augusta (CA-31)
  1942-1943, 000X, USS New Orleans (CA-32)
  1942-1943, 000X, USS New Orleans (CA-32)
  1943-1943, 131X, NAS Dallas
  1943-1944, 139X, Naval Aviation Schools
  1944-1945, 131X, VF-24
  1945-1946, 131X, VF-17 Jolly Rogers
  1946-1946, 131X, VFA-82 Marauders
  1951-1951, 131X, NAS Whiting Field, FL
  1953-1953, 131X, NAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)
  1958-1959, 000X, USS Forrestal (CVA-59)
  1960-1962, 000X, CNO - OPNAV
  1962-1963, 000X, USS Marias (AO-57)
  1963-1965, 000X, USS Coral Sea (CVA-43)
  1965-1965, 000X, Carrier Division 6 (COMCARDIV 6)
  1968-1969, 000X, Carrier Division 6 (COMCARDIV 6)
  1969-1971, 000X, CNO - OPNAV
  1971-1974, 000X, COMNAVAIRLANT/Commander Fleet Air Mediterranean
  1974-1978, 000X, HQs - Chief Naval Reserve Force/Chief of Naval Reserve New Orleans (CNAVRES)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNational War CollegeHarvard University
  1937-1941, United States Naval Academy
  1959-1960, National War College
  1963-1963, Harvard University
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