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VADM ROBERT "Old Salt" E. KIRKSEY, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 3629


Service Date In: 05/01/1948
Service Date Out: 08/29/1986
Date of Birth: 08/05/1930
Date of Death: 12/16/2006
Aviation Designation: Light Attack
State/College: Michigan State U, George Washington U
City, State: Ft. Myers, FL

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Distinguished Service Medal

Theaters/Campaigns

Vietnam

Aircraft

A-4
FJ

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Currituck (AV-7), 5/60 - 10/62
USS Cleveland (LPD-7), 10/72-10/73
USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), 11/73 - 5/75

Associations/Service Organizations

Golden Eagles
ANA - Association of Naval Aviation
Tail Hook Association

Significant Achievements

Commanding Officer USS Cleveland (LPD-7) Commanding Officer USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) Commander Carrier Group Three Commander Strike Force 7th Fleet Commander Carrier Group Five

Additional Photos

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