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SCPO  JOHN  BASS WILKINS , USN
SCPO JOHN BASS WILKINS , USN

SCPO JOHN BASS WILKINS , USN
1926 - 2010


Military Service

United States Navy, Retired
June 1943 - December 1963
Senior Chief Petty Officer (AQCS - E8)
WWII and Korean War
U. S. Naval Fleet Reserve

Recipient of five Good Conduct Medals and the National Defense Service Medal

Grumman Aerospace Corporation
August 1966 - November 1990

Participated in the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo and Lunar Excursion
Module (LEM) Programs at Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center

Managed the E2C Program with the United States Navy in Virginia Beach, VA 
and San Diego, CA 

Retired to Gulf Breeze, FL 
1991 - 2010 

Enjoyed family, travel, golf and living on the water

A loving Husband of 58 years to Sandra
Beloved Father and friend to sons John Stephen and Michael Lee
Beloved Grandfather to Taylor, Matthew and Joshua

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