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RADM H. SPENCER MATTHEWS, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 1677


Service Date In: 04/01/1940
Service Date Out: 08/01/1973
Date of Birth: 05/05/1921
Aviation Designation: Top Gun/PPC
State/College: Tulane University
City, State: Washington, DC

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Dist ServiceMedal(V)

Theaters/Campaigns

WWII/Vietnam/Korea

Aircraft

F4
A4
F9F-8
AD
PB4Y-1

Ship/Units/Deployments

CO USS Independence
CAG-2
CO VA-113

Associations/Service Organizations

USNA Fdn Trustee
DirectorNavMutualAid
Assn of Nav Aviation
Tailhook Assn
U.S. Naval Institute

Significant Achievements

10,000+ flight hours. 300 carrier landings. First enlisted pilot to reach Flag Rank. Over 5,000 hours in PB4Y-1 & 2 1966. Author NATO Nuclear Policy.
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