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RADM WILLIAM R. MCCLENDON, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 2945


Service Date In: 06/02/1941
Service Date Out: 08/31/1977
Date of Birth: 08/21/1920
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: USN Postgraduate
City, State: Carmel, CA

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Dist. Service Medal

Theaters/Campaigns

WWII-Africa Guam

Aircraft

F4F
F6F
F8F
F9F
FJ-3

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Gambier Bay
C.O. VF-173
C.O. USS Bon Homme

Associations/Service Organizations

Golden Eagles
NAMF

Significant Achievements

Involved in introduction of Ryan FR-1 "Fireball" to fleet. CDR of first FJ-3 squadron to enter fleet CDR Carrier Div. 9. CDR Attack carrier striking force 7th fleet.
Based on code developed by Richards Consulting Group