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CAPT JOHN H. IARROBINO, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 1075


Service Date In: 11/05/1940
Service Date Out: 06/30/1972
Date of Birth: 10/09/1920
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: Boston College
City, State: Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Legion of Merit

Theaters/Campaigns

Vietnam/WWII

Aircraft

F9F-6
F4U-5
SB2C-5
SBD-4
SB2U-3

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Oriskany CVA-34
USS Bayfield APA-33
CO VF-174

Associations/Service Organizations

Assn of Nav Aviation
Tailhook Assn
Naval Av Museum Fdn
Naval Institute
Navy League

Significant Achievements

Originated and supervised the development of Emergency Escape Breathing Device as direct result of 1966 Oriskany (CVA-34) fire. Device is now on all Navy ships.
Based on code developed by Richards Consulting Group