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CDR JOHN  B. ROOSEN, USMC/USN

CDR JOHN B. ROOSEN, USMC/USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 3750


Service Date In: 02/01/1956
Service Date Out: 11/01/1976
Date of Birth: 02/13/1938
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: University of Illinois
City, State: International Falls, MN

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Distinguished Flying Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

Vietnam

Aircraft

F-9
FJ
F-8
B-26 (JD-1)
A-4

Ship/Units/Deployments

VA-113
VA-125
VA-163

Associations/Service Organizations

Naval Aviation Museum Fdn.

Significant Achievements

Flew A-4s from 1962 to 1976. Survived the fire aboard USS Forrestal. Flew with Sen. John McCain on his first combat flight off CVA-59 in July 1967 and on his last combat flight off USS Oriskany (CVA-34) in October 1967.
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